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Lagos psychiatric hospital ready soon – Abayomi

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would soon complete a 500-bed psychiatric hospital and rehabilitation centre in Ketu Ejirin Local Council Development Area of the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made the disclosure at a Lagos Mental Health conference, held in Victoria Island. The theme of the conference was Read More…

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As group launches Mental Health Trauma centre in Lagos, expert says Nigeria loses N57bn annually to mental issues

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: WHO, Akin Merino. A mental health export has revealed that about N57billion is lost annually to mental health issues in Nigeria. Speaking at the launch of Asak Wellness Centre, which is a dedicated community mental health trauma care centre in Lagos, Chief Executive Officer of JARS Education Group, Prof. Akindotun Merino, said it Read More…

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Rights groups seek mental evaluation of Lagos baby mother-killer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Human rights groups have appealed to the Attorney-General of Lagos State,  Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), to compel one Miss Funmilola Adisa to undergo psychiatric evaluation for allegedly killing her baby. The rights groups, Prisoners’ Rights Advocacy Initiative (PRAI) and Postpartum Support Network (PSN) made the appeal in a letter they sent to the attorney-general. The Read More…