World Mental Health Day: Baghdad Tackling multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, one patient at a time

  In the neighborhood of Sadr City, in Baghdad, Iraq, Ihsan Ali sits with his four children in their home. The 44-year-old man is enjoying the company of his family after weeks of having to isolate from them. Ihsan has had tuberculosis (TB) a couple of times before, but most recently he was diagnosed with a multidrug-resistant … Read more

World Mental Health Day: 30-country’s survey

30-country survey finds a large majority think their mental health and physical health are equally important, but they do not see this reflected in their country’s healthcare services. On average, eight in 10 (79%) across 30 countries say that their mental and physical health are equally important when it comes to their personal health. But … Read more

World Mental Health Day 2021: Observed Significance in Iraq

On World Mental Health Day today, each one of us would do well to take stock of our general train of thoughts – and actions – to look for any signs that indicate some form of mental unrest. Being in denial of a mental health problem, however small, can prove to be very detrimental. Recognizing … Read more

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, concern for ethiopian refugees rises

Osorio said that mental health treatment is a life-saving intervention in conflict situations, noting that “you can provide all the food but ultimately there is not one that is more important than the other. They should go hand in hand and building the emotional strength and resilience of individuals and communities is as important as … Read more

World Mental Health Day: Chief People Officer Shares Plans For Prioritizing Employee Wellness

The organization’s approach to mental health includes the following: Executives and people leaders are encouraged to speak out on issues of wellness and mental health to break the stigma. By sharing personal stories of mental health challenges or committing to simple acts, like changing the messages on their “out-of-office” alerts to say that they are … Read more

This World Mental Health Day, refugees in Greece are more vulnerable than ever as plans for closed facilities threaten wellbeing of thousands

Athens, Greece, October 10, 2021 — This World Mental Health Day, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is concerned for the mental health and wellbeing of the 4,000 asylum seekers living on the Greek islands who continue to be kept in camps with severe restrictions on movement. Plans for the construction of permanent facilities on Lesvos and Chios … Read more

World Mental Health Day 2021 – Palestine refugee youth helping heal their communities, one camp at a time

According to Huda, the variety of activities and games available at KKC greatly contributed to resolving behavioral problems, especially behaviors related to bullying. “As a counselor, I understand that the stressful time children in Gaza went through during the May conflict caused psychological trauma,” she noted. Some 256 Palestinians were killed during the devastating 11-day … Read more

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. A day to reflect on our mental health and wellbeing, to reach out to our loved ones who may need support, and to raise awareness of this important issue. The lives of many people have been turned upside down since the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world. It has been … Read more

Dr.A.Q.Khan: The Ever-Living Strength of Pakistan

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan as his personality and nature of social help is popularly known as is widely believed to be the architect of Pakistan’s nuclear program. Highly disliked by western powers for making Pakistan a nuclear power, Dr. A Q Khan worked hard not only to make Pakistan a strong nuclear power but also … Read more

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan – Among Initiators of the Islamic World Protection

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan is the undisputed hero of Pakistan’s nuclear saga. Called “the father of the Islamic bomb,” Dr. Khan pioneered and led Pakistan’s effort to enrich uranium with gas centrifuges. In 1976 he took charge of the secretive Engineering Research Laboratories at Kahuta, now named the A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories in his honor, … Read more