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Miraa’s effect on mental health divides opinion

Miraa’s effect on mental health divides opinion

Source: The Daily Nation Monday April 3 2017 By Angela Oketch If you thought miraa makes its users go mental, think again. Opinion appears divided over the long-term effects of… Read more »

Gilgil Mental Hospital hit by major financial crisis

Gilgil Mental Hospital hit by major financial crisis

Source: Standard digital By Antony Gitonga Thursday, May 5th 2016 The superintendent in charge of the facility, Dr Catherine Gitau, said yesterday that the hospital has a debt of over Sh8… Read more »

Is state doing enough for mental health?

Is state doing enough for mental health?

Source: The Star   By RHODA ODHIAMBO, Apr. 05, 2016 Mental health diagnosis and treatment in Kenya remains a challenge as there lacks government data to aid its assessment. It… Read more »

Kenya benefits from $6.1 million fund for mental health

Kenya benefits from $6.1 million fund for mental health

Source: Standard Digital By Standard Reporter   Wednesday, January 27th 2016 NAIROBI, KENYA: Based on a successful pilot project in which traditional Kenyan healers and community workers helped identify almost 500… Read more »

When your doctor is mentally ill

When your doctor is mentally ill

Source: Standard Digital News By Dr Paul Bundi Karau Saturday, September 19th 2015 The mind of a healthcare worker is like an ever-buzzing superhighway. It encounters traffic of all manners…. Read more »

ICRC Mental Health and Psychosocial Consultant Job in Nairobi Kenya

ICRC Mental Health and Psychosocial Consultant Job in Nairobi Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war… Read more »

Canada extends 7.2 million USD grant to boost mental health in Africa

Canada extends 7.2 million USD grant to boost mental health in Africa

Source: Coast Weekly NAIROBI, (Xinhua) — The Canadian government on Friday announced a 7.2-million-U.S.-dollar grant to finance innovations that boost mental health in seven African countries. Grand Challenges Canada, a… Read more »

How football is helping drug addicts kick the habit

How football is helping drug addicts kick the habit

Source:http://www.huntspost.co.uk/ A RECOVERING heroin addict is hoping the ‘universal language of football’ will provide the key to kicking the habit for himself and others in similar situations.Steve Woodford battled with… Read more »

GLOBAL: Refugee children at “high risk” of mental health problems

GLOBAL: Refugee children at “high risk” of mental health problems

Source: IRIN LONDON, 11 August 2011 (IRIN) – An estimated 18 million children worldwide have been forcibly displaced from their homes because of conflict; a third of those are refugees… Read more »

Country Listed for Growing Bhang

Country Listed for Growing Bhang

Source: Nairobi Star Nelly Gitau 12 May 2011 Kenya is among the countries ranked top in Africa for growing Cannabis Sativa, commonly known as bhang. Cannabis is the reason behind… Read more »

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