Mental ill-health in Uganda during the covid-19 pandemic

I am thinking about how hard hitting the covid-19 pandemic is on the mental health of us, the survivors. Often you hear or read of agonizing stories of how loved ones watched on helplessly us our healthcare system failed us not only once, twice, but repeatedly, every single day. Social media is awash with death… Continue reading Mental ill-health in Uganda during the covid-19 pandemic

State of mental healthcare shows mental ill-health of Ugandans

The weekend around 3rd October 2016, a child, a young girl, clearly mentally ill is reported to have wandered away from the major mental health care facility in Uganda - Butabika National Mental Referral Hospital - which is located in Luzira, about 4 to 5 kilometers from Bugolobi in Kampala. She likely wandered away and… Continue reading State of mental healthcare shows mental ill-health of Ugandans