MoH

Mental Health Taskforce Report Launch

Mental Health Taskforce Report urges government to declare mental health a National Emergency

Nairobi, Tuesday July 7, 2020 The Taskforce on Mental Health has recommended that mental illness should be declared a National Emergency of epidemic proportions, to prioritize mental health as a priority public health and socioeconomic agenda. The Taskforce also recommended the establishment of a mental health commission and happiness, to advise, coordinate and continuously monitor …

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Kenya Mental Health

Op-ed: Why we Must End Stigma against Mental Illnesses and Position Mental Health as a Priority Agenda

Mental health conditions are so common that one in four people is likely to suffer from a mental illness at some point in their lives. In other words every family is likely to have a person suffering from some form of mental health condition. A mental illness disrupts a person’s health and wellbeing leading to …

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Taskforce on Mental Health

Statement on Taskforce on Mental Health

Nairobi, Kenya – December 11, 2019 – The Taskforce on Mental Health has been constituted following a Cabinet directive, with its primary mandate being to study the status of mental health in Kenya, related determinants and contributing risks factors to ill mental health and recommend transformative solutions to reform mental health systems. The emerging epidemic …

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