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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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'Golden handshake' for DR Congo's...

Ministers in the outgoing government of now ex-president Joseph Kabila awarded themselves "golden-handshake" benefits in two decrees which were passed on November 24, that safeguarded lifetime cash payments.