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Mental health activists decry shortage of psychiatrists

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mental health activists are concerned about the inadequate number of psychiatrists in Uganda. They say that the shortage of psychiatrists in mental health facilities in the country has greatly affected the provision of mental health services and denied several clients from accessing or getting adequate …

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Alcohol, drug abuse fueling mental health illness in Uganda

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mental Health Uganda (MHU) is concerned about the rampant cases of mental illness in the country resulting from alcohol and drug abuse.  Mental Health Uganda is an advocacy organization for people that use mental health services. Derrick Kiiza, the Executive Director of Mental Health Uganda …

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