Tag Archives: Mental illness

KENYA:Violent Patient Kills One, Injuring 6 Others In Nanyuki

January 2019 Kenyans;According to reports, the 48-year -old patient only Identified as Paulwas being treated for epilepsy. It is alleged that Paul suddenly got violent and started attacking other patients and members of staff. Rony Mutuma who was being treated for diabetes succumbed to the incident after the violent patient hit him with …

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KENYA:Congestion and staff shortage ail Mathari Hospital

January 2019 Business Daily;Auditor-General Edward Ouko has revealed the rot at Mathari Hospital that has seen the national referral facility struggle to provide required psychiatric services. Mr Ouko in his latest report cited congestion, lack of diagnostic equipment, stock-out on critical drugs and inadequate personnel as factors crippling the facility. …

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KENYA: New mobile app to help mental health patients get psychiatric help anonymously

September 2016 DailyNation; A Nakuru community-based organisation (CBO) has launched a software application that will allow mental health patients access online psychiatric and psychological services from local and global health providers. Psychiatric Disability Organisation (PDO) founder Iregi Mwenja said the mobile phone-based app is a secure way of discussing personal …

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