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CEO of MIHOSO International foundation, Dr. Gabriel Benarku has said inhuman treatment given to pregnant and nursing mothers at the various health centers has negative mental effects on them.

Speaking on anopa bosuo show on dinpa 91.3, Dr. Bernakuu said such treatments does not only affect the health of the mother but also affects the health of the unborn baby.

He said this when commenting on the 2018 World Mental Health Day observed on the October 10th every year. The day is observed to raise awareness on mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.

Dr Bernakuu appealed to the health officials who by their utterances depressed pregnant and nursing mothers.

“Because there are no proper mental health tribunals for these depressed individuals to seek assistants from, they end up committing suicide” he said.

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