What you need to know about the proposed changes to the Mental Health Care Act 17 of 2002

By  Trisha Dhanasar Introduction During the Health Budget Vote speech given by the Minister of Heath on the 23rd of July 2014, the Minister categorized South Africa’s disease profile in to 4 main areas, namely  HIV/AIDS and TB, maternal and child mortality, non-communicable diseases ( includes mental health)  and lastly injury and violence. When evaluating and effecting measures to combat […]

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