Category Archives: Health

Suicide not an answer to your problems – WHO Director General

[caption id="attachment_21943" align="aligncenter" width="300"] WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus[/caption] As the world celebrates World Mental Health Month, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it is important for employers and others in positions of responsibility in the workplace to put in place measures to promote the good mental health of their employees. It called…
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Offer mental health/stress management education at workplaces- Psychiatric Nurse to employers

[caption id="attachment_21812" align="alignright" width="300"] Mental Health Psychological Stress Management and Psychological trauma[/caption] A Psychiatric Nurse, Issac Borlu, has encouraged employers to offer mental health and stress management education and programs that meet their needs and interest. According to him, mental health is important to both employees and employers hence the need to be taken seriously.…
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Be accommodating to teenage girls who desire family planning – Midwife advises health workers

A midwife at the Nyanshegu Community-Based Health Planning and Services(CHPS) compound, Mrs. Samiratu Mohammed, has entreated health workers to be accommodating to clients, especially teenage girls who visit their facilities for family planning. According to her, good inter-personal relationship between clients and health personnel creates a friendly environment for clients to discuss confidently their reproductive…
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