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Even after the horror show of the Life Esidimeni tragedy, mental health systems are still weak in this country.

Former MEC’s negligence blamed for tragic deaths at Life Esidimeni

10-07-24 18:16 By Nokwanda Ncwane

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that former Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu, mental health director Makgabo Manemela, and Anchor NGO head Dorothy Franks can be held accountable for the deaths of nine Life Esidimeni patients. In 2016 about 1 500 mental patients were moved to unlicensed NGOs that failed to provide proper care […]