mental health

This man blew the lid off the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy. Read what it taught him.

When we got our independence, we did not ask ourselves what kind of ethics this new country needed. SA’s health ombud reflects on his first big case.


'In that moment, it was clear Bongani was destined for great things'

Joan van Dyk

Late UCT Medical School dean Bongani Mayosi pioneered the response to a little known but common heart disease at home and across the continent.


Mahlangu, Hlongwa elected to top Gauteng ANC body

Laura Lopez Gonzalez

The pair continues to survive politically despite being implicated in deadly mismanagement and graft during their tenures as Gauteng health MECs.


Gauteng health department unable to trace 20 #LifeEsidimeni patients

Nelisiwe Msomi

Three years later, almost a dozen patients are still missing.


'We are forced to move on from declaring babies dead as if nothing happens'

Roxy de Villiers

Saving lives — and losing them — may be all in a day's work for health workers, but if you think it doesn't take its toll, listen to these doctors.