It is critical that the neglected crisis of mental health, as well as domestic and gender violence, are discussed, he said while addressing delegates at the opening of the second joint high-level continental seminar on the right to health and social protection in Africa.

“We must, therefore, increase investments in the provision and promotion of mental health programs and services,” Shangula said, adding that Africa must forge ahead to end all forms of harmful practices, that erode the commendable strides the continent has made so far.

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