Elderly patient abuse in Pretoria highlights public health woes

A 76-year-old woman is found by relatives lying on cold floor in South Africa hospital, her hands and legs tied to a steel bench.

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    Two doctors and a nurse have been suspended in South Africa, accused of tying up a patient.

    The plight of the 76-year-old woman is the latest example of what critics say are terrible conditions in underfunded hospitals.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Pretoria.


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