Health-e’s three-part Checkpoint documentary on strokes and stigma in South Africa.
Exactly a year after the start of the arbitration hearings that sought justice for the families of the dead Life Esidimeni patients, the esteemed The Lancet medical journal has released a global mental health report condemning the local disaster as “tragic”.
Health-e is proud to welcome Pontsho Pilane as a senior writer for Health-e News. She has won multiple awards including the 2018 Discovery Health Journalist of the Year award. Pontsho is interested in exploring how gender, race and class intersect with healthcare.
While injectable contraceptives are in short supply at Limpopo’s public health facilities emerges, the Department of Health (DoH) maintains there is no crisis and patients need to simply opt for other methods of family planning.