Who Will Answer for South Africa's Mental Health Scandal?

South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has assured Parliament that no questions over the deaths of 100 mentally ill patients will go unanswered. The patients, who were transferred from the Life Healthcare Esidimeni facility, died of starvation and dehydration while under the care of unlicensed NGOs.



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    Daily Maverick, 3 March 2017

    In light of the tragedy that saw thousands of mentally ill patients moved from Life Esidimeni private homes to unregistered and unlicensed NGO's and which resulted in over 100… Read more »

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