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The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism 2004-2005

Kathryn Strachan
Freelance Writer
Johannesburg, South Africa

TOPIC: Look at deinstitutionalization programs in South Africa

South Africa: Piglet Program Fails to Help Psychiatric Patients
These days Tower Hospital in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province sends each of its psychiatric patients home with two piglets, in an attempt to ease their re-entry into society.

South Africa: Pilot Project Sends Mental Health Patients Home
The wind has picked up and blows the swirling sand across the dirt roads and barren yards of Madadeni township. It batters relentlessly against the walls of Joseph Gumede's iron shack, ratting his windows.

How the Mobile Telephone is Revolutionising Global Health
The widespread adoption of mobile phones in developing countries is opening up a world of possibilities for the health sector, a session of Forum 2012 devoted to "mobile health" was told.

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