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Mental Health Atlas, 2014

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:29+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Mental Health, Public Health|

WHO’s mental health Atlas project dates back to 2000, when a first assessment of available mental health resources in WHO Member States was carried out (WHO, 2001). Subsequent updates have been published since then (WHO, 2005; WHO, 2011). The 2014 version of mental health Atlas continues to provide up-to-date information on the availability of mental [...]

We Need Mental Health Facilities to Deal With Terror Trauma

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 April 17th, 2015|IILA in the News, Mental Health, Notices, Public Health|

By Lynn Kabaka The April 2 Garissa University College attack has shaken Kenya to its core. It is not yet clear why 'normal' people would want to commit such barbaric acts against harmless students. The pain is still fresh in every Kenyan mind and across the globe, with numerous unanswered questions. Listening to relatives and [...]

The Mental Health Bill 2013-Reviewed.

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:30+00:00 April 17th, 2015|Bills, Mental Health, Public Health|

A Bill for AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the prevention of mental illnesses, care, , treatment and rehabilitation of persons with mental illness; to provide for the procedures for admission, treatment and general management of persons with mental illness; to provide for the establishment of the Mental Health  Board and for connected purposes DoWNLOAD [...]

In sickness and in health, until death do us part: A man’s heartache at the loss of his wife

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:31+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|Blog, Mental Health, Notices, Public Health|

By STELLA CHERONO On February 25 this year, a man logged onto his Facebook account at 4:55am and posted a most heart-wrenching message. His wife had died just a few hours earlier, and in that trying moment he felt compelled to vent out the emotions coursing through his veins. “My wife, the late Janet Ciru [...]

Proposed Bill Pushes for County mental hospitals

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:32+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Mental Health, Notices|

County governments will be required to build hospital for mentally ill patients, if a proposed Bill is passed. The Bill is sponsored by Laisamis Mp, Joseph Lekuton and seeks to compel all Counties to provide mental health care. Download Full Document in PDF

Mental Health Bill, 2013-Reviewed

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:33+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Bills, Mental Health, Public Health|

The Mental Health Bill, 2013 is a Bill for an ACT of Parliament to provide for the prevention of mental illnesses, care,  treatment and rehabilitation of persons with mental illness; to provide for the procedures for admission, treatment and general management of persons with mental illness; to provide for the establishment of the Mental Health Board [...]

Mental Health Policy-Second Draft

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:34+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Mental Health, Policies, Public Health|

The Mental Health Policy provides for a framework on interventions for securing mental health in Kenya. Mental health is a major determinant for the overall health and societal well being. The reality of mental illness and disorders across the country and the plight of persons suffering from mental illness cannot be ignored. The policy was [...]

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