Government should declare mental illness a National Emergency , Taskforce says

The  rising numbers of mental health related cases in the country, such as depression, and other mental illnesses, some of which end up in suicide cases, have been a concern to the Government. The Health Cabinet Secretary (CS), Mutahi Kagwe said that In Kenya, an estimated 10 people suffer from a common mental disorder with […]

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Lack of funding, main challenge facing mental health in Kenya

A  leading Psychiatrist, Dr. Frank Njenga has decried lack of funding by both the national and county governments as the main challenge facing mental health care in the country. Dr. Njenga  said mental health is not a priority agenda for both levels of government despite its integral role in development. He  underscored the need for […]

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