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19:36
19:36

WHO Report Highlights Global Shortfall in Investment in Mental Health

None of the targets for effective leadership and governance for mental health, provision of mental health services in community-based settings, mental health promotion and prevention, and strengthening of information systems, we're close to being achieved.
16:28
16:28

Intensify Mental Health Care in Villages - Experts rural community 9

Experts in mental health and psycho social issues want services of mental health strengthened in rural areas. According to the experts, scaling up of mental health services in the rural communities will help the many people who are suffering with the effects from pandemic to access services.
13:48
13:48

COVID 19: Students Recieve Training in Giving Mental Health, Psycho Social Support 1 5

Samuel Okalebo from Serere district, a graduate in flight operations, says the training is a huge relief to his life after failing to get an internship from the local aviation companies. ‘‘l have gone through many challenges that I think need someone who is resilient and now that I have got the psychosocial support in this training I feel relieved from all that,” said Okalebo .
07:34
07:34

Another Witchdoctor Arrested Over Ritual Murders In Luweero wakiso district 1 2 Top story

Muwonges trouble stems from the recovery of body parts from the shrine of Armstrong Nsubuga, a witchdoctor in Kyakatula-Butikwa village in Kikyusa Sub County in Luweero district.
16:54
16:54

Drama as Nyanzi is Charged In Court mental health 1 Top story

Prosecution also alleges that on September, 19th, 2018 Nyanzi willfully and repeatedly used electronic communication to post messages offensive in nature via Facebook, transmitted over the internet to disturb or attempted to disturb the peace, quiet or right of privacy of His Excellency the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni with no Purpose of legitimate communication
19:50
19:50

Govt Urged to Integrate Mental Health, HIV Services mental illness 1 Top story

According to UNAIDS, People living with HIV are at a greatly increased risk of developing mental health conditions, often suffering from depression, anxiety, euphoria, hallucinations and psychosis as they adjust to their diagnosis and adapt to living with a chronic infectious disease.
07:17
07:17

Police Probes Nyanzi's Vulgar Birthday Poem to Museveni social media 1

The poem which was posted on Stella Nyanzis social media page on September 16, 2018, a day after President Musevenis 74th birthday, was crafted in vulgarity targeted at the Presidents late mother Esteeri Kokundeka.
18:13
18:13

American Missionary Mentally Unstable- Butabika Hospital medical report 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says they will include the medical report on the suspects file before presenting it court.
19:33
19:33

Judiciary Gets Draft Guidelines for Trial of PWDS access to justice 1 4

The draft suggests that all disabilities of persons seeking justice or involved in a crime be verified by a professional medical worker and persons living with them. It also suggests the provision of court documents in braille, large print, easy to read and soft copy to enable even visually impaired persons properly prepare for court procedures.
13:39
13:39

Video Game Addiction A Mental Health Disorder- WHO treatment 1

Although a small percentage of people across the world deal with this disorder, the World Health Organisation says that the number suffering from this mental health condition is enough to study the behavioural pattern and create a treatment program.
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11:33

FHRI Speaks Out On Mentally Ill Prisoners mental health 2 1

A number of prison facilities across the country continue to hold mentally-ill inmates instead of having them on treatment. Dr. Livingstone Ssewanyana, the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative FHRI Executive Director, warns that the prisons should not remain warehouses for the mentally-ill.
14:59
14:59

Counselling Services Elude Mentally ill Patients in Rwenzori butabika hospital 3

Many patients who seek treatment at the mental health unit at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, dont undergo counselling sessions during and after treatment. Some care-givers are forced to resort to services of professional counsellors whose costs are high.
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16:52

Butabika Grapples With Treatement Of HIV Positive Mental Patients mental health 1 1

Dr. Muhumuza John Amooti, head of the Outpatient Department at Butabika hospital says HIV positive mentally ill patients do not comply with HIV treatment interventions resulting in dire consequences such as non-adherence to antiretroviral medication leading to drug resistance and further transmission of the HIV.
16:21
16:21

Man Disarms Police Officer, Shoots Self Dead mental illness

A man in Gulu has this morning disarmed a Police officer and shot himself dead. The man has been identified as Paul Munu (30). He shot himself at the United Nation Food and Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) offices as he reported for duty.
10:18
10:18

Village Records 7 Suicides in One Year mental illness

Obina's is the seventh suicide case in the sub-county. In October last year, elders in the area performed a cleansing ceremony with intention to exorcize the evil spirits after six people including four women committed suicide in just a space of one week.
16:17
16:17

Rakai Police to Evict Lunatics from the Streets mental health

On Tuesday, Jude Walusimbi hacked 60-year- old Joyce Naluyobya in Ninzi village to death. Walusimbi found Naluyombya seated in her compound and attacked with a machete.
12:43
12:43

Staff Shortage Hits Mental Health Unit lack of doctors 1

There are only two medical workers at the Mental Health Unit in Fort Portal, the in-charge and one nurse who attend to more than twenty patients everyday.
06:18
06:18

Families of Nodding Disease Patients Need Counselling Too nodding syndrome 2

There is need to provide effective counseling for families with members suffering from mental health ailments such as the nodding syndrome.
15:37
15:37

Families Warned Against Mixing Herbs and Medication for Mental illness butabika hospital 3

Families with patients with mental illness have been advised against mixing prescribed medicine with herbs that contain active chemicals to avoid poisoning the patients.
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15:00

Traffic Police Officers Exposed To Deadly Gas - Mulago Doctor mental health

Police officers who spend long hours on the road directing traffic are at a risk of suffering a mental break down due to prolonged exposure to carbon monoxide emitted by vehicles.
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