Mukaila Ola World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday lamented that the mental health disorder cases have doubled in Boko Haram ravaged Borno State. WHO said this while handing over a renovated psychiatric hospital funded by the European Union to the Borno state government. According to the organisation, the hospital was built in
By Mukaila Ola in Maiduguri Gwoza, a garrison town in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, is home to 60,000 people, many of them displaced from their homes elsewhere by the conflict. Living conditions are difficult, there is little humanitarian aid, and frequent clashes take place between the military and armed groups.
Godsgift Onyedinefu Prolonged online learning and the absence of social interactions could have an impact on the mental health of children, Ms. Golda Obi, Founder, Strauss Preperatory School Abuja, has said. Operating under British Curriculum with French as language of early learning, the school was one of the first to leverage
Godsgift Onyedinefu The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised alarm over the mental health status of the President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding a medical examination before the 2019 general elections. The CUPP 1st National Spokesperson Ikenga Ugochinyere who raised the alarm in a statement issued on Sunday demanded that an independent
The rising rates of depression, mental disorders and suicide attempts is a source of concern Nigerians of all ages. Its easy to hear Nigerians referring to some illnesses as “White people problem". But treating some ailments as trivial because we do not understand it, is one of the biggest mistakes we