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Mental Health Needs More Attention in Uganda

Last Friday, 7th April 2017,  we were privileged to be part of a mental health talk commemorating World Health Day hosted by Global Shapers Kampala Hub, Tumaini Foundation and supported by The Uganda Society and Uganda Blogging Community. The theme of World Health Day was Depression and we gathered at Uganda Society Library at the Uganda Museum…

Hear My Heart : Let’s Talk Mental Health

There are 30 psychiatrists working in Uganda. With a total population of more than 35 million people, that’s less than one per million. The World Health Organisation estimates that 90% of mentally ill people here never get treatment. – BBC Uganda’s  state of mental health is clearly a dark and gloomy one. When you speak…

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