Who to blame for pa­tient deaths?

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Gabrielle Ritchie West­ern Cape There is a crim­i­nal ab­sence of non­profit or­gan­i­sa­tion (NPO) gover­nance. The 27 NGOs must be charged to the full ex­tent of NPO law. I train NPOs in gover­nance. Ndi­meni Eastern Cape The whole in­com­pe­tent, cor­rupt and ir­re­spon­si­ble ANC gov­ern­ment should be blamed. The penalty should be to vote the ANC out of power and for all be­reaved fam­i­lies to claim dam­ages from the health depart­ment. Mark West­ern Cape They should all be held ac­count­able for man­slaugh­ter, from the pres­i­dent to the min­is­ter of health to the NGOs whose ac­tions re­sulted in th­ese deaths. The men­tally chal­lenged are the most vul­ner­a­ble of

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No let­ters sent as email at­tach­ments will be ac­cepted We do not ac­cept syn­di­cated let­ters We re­serve the right to edit let­ters our peo­ple. Where they should have been re­ceiv­ing love and care, they were treated with dis­dain. This can­not be al­lowed to be swept un­der the car­pet. Si­bongile Gaut­eng The ex-MEC of health and the peo­ple who were re­spon­si­ble for the project. They must be charged in court in their per­sonal ca­pac­i­ties. Af­ter this they must go for the pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment which ap­pointed an un­qual­i­fied per­son to be MEC of health when we have qual­i­fied doc­tors. Mike Pana­gos Gaut­eng Qedani Mahlangu should be charged with crim­i­nal neg­li­gence and jailed. She was too busy at­tend­ing po­lit­i­cal ral­lies be­fore the mu­nic­i­pal elec­tions last year to give a hoot about do­ing her R1.5-mil­lion-ayear job. Dis­gust­ing ANC crony­ism is the root cause of this mal­ad­min­is­tra­tion.

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