Kwaku Agyemang Manu, who doubles as the Health Minister for mother Ghana, has uncovered that a sum of 3.1 million Ghanaians, representing 10% of the country’s populace, experience the ill effects of one type of mental problem or another.
As per the Health Minister, 41% of Ghanaians have mental misery going from mild, moderate or serious. The advancement Agyeman Manu expressed costs the country about 7% of its GDP.
Reacting to an inquiry on the floor of Parliament for the sake of MP for Sege, Christian Corletey Otuteye on plans by the Health Ministry to address the predicament of people with Mental Health issues, Mr Manu expressed that the public authority has carried out measures to further develop emotional wellness care in the nation however the challenge has been monetary issues.
Kwaku Agyemang Manu further added that the Ministry of Health along with the Ghana Health Service is setting up measures to guarantee that psychological well-being is dealt with across the country and furthermore make it open to all.