Ministry of health through the Reproductive Health Directorate in collaboration with Family Planning Association of Malawi, FPAM is conducting a Youth Friendly Health Services Strategy review in Dowa since the current strategy is ending in December this year.
Of late, videos of Psychiatric patients have been making rounds on social media for fun.
Traditional Leaders in Salima have been implored to take an active role in sensitizing their subjects about mental Health issues which is becoming a serious public health issue of concern.
As Malawi today joins the rest of the world in commemorating world mental health day, it has been revealed that between 20-30% of patients who seek primary health care in the country’s health facilities tend to have depression.
Health authorities at Ngabu Rural Hospital in Chikwawa have complained of increasing cases of mental health as statistics indicate that they treat 280 patients every month.