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08
Nov

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2019

 

On 08 th  November 2019, UPA Took part in the celebration of World Mental Health Day in the

Kyaka II refugee settlement center located in Kyegegwa district.

The day was celebrated under the theme “Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention”.

The celebrations were hosted by American Refugee Committee (ARC) and in attendance were

many organizations that included: Butabika Hospital, UPSIDES-Butabika site, TPO, MRC,

Strong Minds, UNHCR, Health Rights international, You Belong, War Child Holland, World

Vision etc.

The guest of honour was Dr.Olaro Charles, Director Health Services (clinical and community)

accompanied by Dr Lukwata Hafsa – Ag Assistant Commissioner Mental health. The key note

Speaker was Prof. Eugene Kinyanda, a senior member of the UPA. He highlighted on the risk

factors of suicidality, how to identify, manage and prevent. Other UPA members in attandence

were Dr.Kenneth Kalani, Dr.Hillary Irimaso and Dr. Hillary Kuteesa.

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