Rwanda Strengthening Its Health System to Address Depression

[New Times] Depression is a common mental health illness characterized by persistent sadness and a loss of interest in activities that people normally enjoy, accompanied by an inability to carry out daily activities. Nowadays, depression is the major c…

[New Times] Depression is a common mental health illness characterized by persistent sadness and a loss of interest in activities that people normally enjoy, accompanied by an inability to carry out daily activities. Nowadays, depression is the major cause of disability in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

World Health Day 2017 – It’s Time to Talk About Depression

[New Times] As we commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, it’s a time to look back at the tragic events of 23 years ago which caused so much anguish. As reflected in the 2017 theme, “Remember the Genocide against the Tutsi, Fight Genocide Ideo…

[New Times] As we commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, it's a time to look back at the tragic events of 23 years ago which caused so much anguish. As reflected in the 2017 theme, "Remember the Genocide against the Tutsi, Fight Genocide Ideology, Build on our Progress,"it is a time for sober reflection to remember the victims, support the survivors, and stand in solidarity with the Government and people of Rwanda to say "Never Again". It is also a time to ponder the psychological impact of the Genocide on t

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Dr Stella Nyanzi Sent Back to Luzira Prison

[Observer] Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sent back to Luzira by Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s court pending an application for the revision of her case filed in the High court by her lawyers.

[Observer] Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sent back to Luzira by Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's court pending an application for the revision of her case filed in the High court by her lawyers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Petty’ School Problems Are for Community to Solve – Education Minister Janet Museveni

[Observer] If properly embraced, government programmes like Operation Wealth Creation will solve petty school problems in rural areas like lack of toilets and building the First Lady also Education minister, Janet Museveni has said.

[Observer] If properly embraced, government programmes like Operation Wealth Creation will solve petty school problems in rural areas like lack of toilets and building the First Lady also Education minister, Janet Museveni has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minors At Most Risk in DRC Bloodshed

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE bloody clashes in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are having a devastating impact on children with six million minors at risk due to extreme violence. This includes 600 000 already displaced from their home…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE bloody clashes in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are having a devastating impact on children with six million minors at risk due to extreme violence. This includes 600 000 already displaced from their homes. Some 2 000 children are being used by the militias in the affected region, at least 300 minors have been seriously injured and more than 4 000 have been separated from their families. The violence has also had a disturbing impact on education and health systems in the region w

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Hundreds Killed in Diarrhoea Outbreak

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -A fatal outbreak of diarrhoea has claimed the lives more than 500 lives in Somalia, where a risk of measles has also emerged. The crises comes as the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the possibility of famine in…

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -A fatal outbreak of diarrhoea has claimed the lives more than 500 lives in Somalia, where a risk of measles has also emerged. The crises comes as the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate and the possibility of famine in 2017 persisting. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the total number of diarrhoea cases recorded since the beginning of the year has reached 28 400, including 558 deaths since the beginning of the year. Meanwhile, cases of

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia