To: Editors & Health Journalists

Issued by: Department of Health

Date: Sunday, 24 October 2021

Health Minister to lead National Dialogue on Mental Health

Pretoria: Minister Health Dr Joe Phaahla will tomorrow, (Monday) lead the virtual national dialogue on Mental Health as part of the country`s World Mental Health Day Commemorative event for government and all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people.

Minister Phaahla will be joined by leaders and representatives across sectors of society, working on mental health to share their best practices and discuss a number of interventions, both immediate and long-term, required to address challenges facing this health discipline.

Members of the media are invited to join the webinar as follows:

Date: Monday, 25 October 2021

Time: 10h00


For media queries, please contact:

Mr Foster Mohale
National Health Department