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The Forgotten Disease: Implications for the Future of Mental Health Care in Ghana and the U.S.

| October 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
The Forgotten Disease: Implications for the Future of Mental Health Care in Ghana and the U.S.

As reported by the Ghanaian NGO Basic Needs, a man by the identity of M. has been suffering through his mental illness and wandering about Ghana’s countryside for nearly 20 years, eventually getting his leg stuck in a fallen tree trunk. M. has remained in that same position for four years, plagued by his disease and nearly forgotten by the rest of society.

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Midwives a Potential Fulfillment of Ghana’s CARMMA?

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Midwives a Potential Fulfillment of Ghana’s CARMMA?

By Beth Kinsella Maternal & Child Health Columnist The launching of the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortaility in Africa  (CARMMA) in the Eastern Region of Ghana by First Lady Ernestina Naadu Mills on September 30, 2011 marks a decisive step toward improving maternal health in the country.  The lifetime risk of maternal mortality in […]

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