KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah on Tuesday assured the Sindh Mental Health Authority (SMHA) of the mental hospitals
betterment in the province.
Heading a three-judge bench hearing a suo-motu case on public hospitals in K-P, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took exception to the state of patients in K-P's mental hospitals
, noting, 'People don't keep their livestock and pets the way patients are kept in mental hospitals
The five mental hospitals
are run by provincial governments
Kitchener, formerly of Philadelphia Road, was sectioned and has since then been confined to various secure mental hospitals
, where he is receiving treatment.
For years they have been languishing at the mental hospitals
. It's not that they are suffering from any mental ailment anymore: they have been cured and are fit to be discharged from the hospitals.
Of the country's health care expenditures only 2% are devoted to mental care, 59% of which spent on public mental hospitals
In The Tale of the Siskins and "Madwoman on the Bridge," Su Tong uses madness as a metaphor to challenge the dichotomy between normality and abnormality, and draws an analogy between mental hospitals
and contemporary society.
The money will be used to build a canteen for Hargeisa Mental Health Hospital and buy a year's supply of medicine for patients at Burao and Borama mental hospitals
Our country got rid of all the mental hospitals
, and now jails have become mental hospitals
I AM writing to you as an ex-patient of five mental hospitals
in which you have no voice.
In May, Life published Maisel's disturbing overview of mental hospitals
across the country.
A DAMNING new report has slammed mental hospitals
across the country as filthy, with patients being given too many drugs.