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A President discloses his health status

imageMr Mandela’s draft of a press release regarding his health

January 31, 2011 — Mr Mandela has encountered health difficulties frequently over the years. His responses to these difficulties are documented in the Centre of Memory and Dialogue.

Here, for example, is a 1996 document in which the then President Mandela drafts a media release on his health status at the time.


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