Regional Psychosocial Support Forum Kicks Off

THE 6th Edition of the Psychosocial Support Forum (PPS Forum), a hybrid meeting in which discussions are being held both virtually and physically, commenced today with a Children’s Forum ahead of the adult event to be held next week from 13 to 15 October. By Michael Gwarisa The pre-adult forum saw children from 13 countries from East and Southern Africa attending and deliberating on various issues that children and young people face, with the aim of coming up with a Children’s advocacy position they will present at the adult forum…

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Tone Set For 2021 Regional Psychosocial Support Forum

ALL is set for the sixth Edition of the Regional Psychosocial Support Forum to be held in Maputo, Mozambique from 13 to 15 October 2021. By Michael Gwarisa The forum will jointly be hosted by the Mozambican government and the Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI) and will run under the theme ‘Innovate. Integrate. Thrive.’ The meeting will be in hybrid format, combining physical and virtual interactions and Zimbabwe among other 12 countries from East and Southern Africa will take part in the meeting which will also bring together 300 delegates…

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BREAKING: REPSSI CEO Noreen Huni Dies

REGIONAL Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI) founding Executive Director and CEO Noreen Huni has died after a three year battle with stomach cancer. The organisagtion was formed to ensure that mental and psychosocial wellbeing for girls, boys and youth becomes standard in East and Southern Africa. The organisation achieves this by facilitating the mainstreaming of psychosocial support (PSS) into services and programs for children and youth through partnering with civil society and government. “Noreen fought a brave battle against cancer of the stomach for the last three years. In her own…

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