Why mental health is a priority for action on climate change

Climate change poses serious risks to mental health and well-being, concludes a new WHO policy brief, launched today at the Stockholm+50 conference. The Organization is therefore urging countries to include mental health support in their response to the climate crisis, citing examples where a few pioneering countries have done this effectively. The findings concur with a recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published in February this year. The IPPC revealed that rapidly increasing climate change poses a rising threat to mental health and psychosocial well-being; from emotional distress…

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PSMI employees await May salaries

EMPLOYEES at Premier Medical Aid Investments (PSMI) are yet to receive last month’s salaries with their employer assuring them that they will get it by mid June. By Kudakwashe PembereAn information circular seen by HealthTimes stated that the employees were to receive their May’s earnings this month. “The May 2022 payroll will be processed upon receipt of the Premier Service Medical Ald Society (PSMAS} Employer contribution, which management is currently following up with PSMAS. As per usual cycles, the inflows are expected in the 1st or 2nd week of June…

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Murambinda Sex Workers Inject each other’s Intoxicated Blood To Get High

FLASHBLOOD, a new trend of drug of and substance abuse has reportedly emerged among Murambinda based sex workers where desperate drug users deliberately inject themselves with another addict’s blood in an effort to share the intoxication. By Michael Gwarisa recently in Murambinda Flashblood is a syringe full of blood passed from someone who has just injected heroin to someone else who injects it in lieu of heroin. In Buhera District, novice and young sex workers have reportedly been practicing flashblood or bluetoothing as it is known in other parts of…

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