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New law protects rights of persons with mental...

The law also provides for the patient’s consent to treatment; the protection of the rights of patients and also provides for the right to appoint personal...

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How courts are failing the mentally ill

The judiciary as protectors of the rule of law must be held to a higher standard.

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HIV disrupts brainwork

Birungi explained that HIV/AIDS predisposes people to mental illness in several ways, which include the virus itself interfering with the normal functioning...

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S.Africa to compensate families of mentally-ill...

At least 144 psychiatric patients died from hunger and lack of care in 2016, according to a damning report by the country's health watchdog.

Abortion can send you to psychiatrist - research...

10% of women suffering mental illness are as a result of abortion. 800 abortions happen in Uganda every day; 300,000 annually


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Mubende's land wrangles

Three thousand Ugandans who were last year violently evicted from five villages of Mubende municipality have resorted to peaceful means to seek justice.