30% Health Care Seekers Have Depression

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.

Increased Mental Health Cases Worry Authorities in Chikwawa

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.

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