Broken taps and break-ins: Health minister visits Eersterust clinic plagued by nyaope users

Health Minister Joe Phaahla.

Health Minister Joe Phaahla.

Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Thursday visited a clinic in the City of Tshwane, which has allegedly been targeted by nyaope users.

Nyaope is a street drug – a mixture of heroin, dagga and other substances.

Healthcare workers at Eersterust Clinic said it had resulted in break-ins, theft of water taps, and a shortage of mental health-related medicines.

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