Doctors Sound Alarm That SA Mental Healthcare Is Collapsing

While almost all the previous Life Esidimeni psychiatric patients have been transferred from the NGOs in Gauteng back into hospitals, a group of doctors have warned that the psychiatric structure in South Africa is collapsing. Reports reveal that in some mental health hospitals there are no psychiatrists, and none of the provinces have organised community-based […]
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Massive increase in deaths from police brutality in South Africa

A report from the Independent Police Investigative (IPID) has caused alarm after revealing an increase in the number of people who die in custody and as a result of police action. During the period of April to September 2016, there were 51 deaths in KwaZulu-Natal as a result of police action. In the same period, […]
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