n Mental Health Matters - SAMA calls for resignation of MEC

Volume 3, Issue 6
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SAMA has joined growing calls for the resignation of Gauteng Health MEC, Qedani Mahlangu, following the deaths of 36 psychiatric patients after they were moved from Life Esidimedis psychiatric facilities to various NGO's in the province. SAMA's call coincided with an open letter by several civil society groups in which they describe the department's actions as a violation of the Constitutions commitment to protect the most vulnerable members.

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