Shakeup Needed in South Africa's Mental Health Sector

The manner in which 94 mentally ill and intellectually challenged patients died while in the care of several non-governmental organisations has caused a huge outcry, and there are calls for an urgent review of laws to protect the rights of patients and their families. There are also calls for organisations and government departments to be held accountable for those in their care.



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