KOSHISH celebrates World Mental Health Day
Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014

Koshish

KOSHISH has celebrated World Mental Health Day with some special programs today. A program on "roles of stakeholders on promotion and protection of mental health and prevention of mental illness" has been conducted successfully. Addressing the program, chief guest Hon'ble Minister for Health and Population Mr. Khag Raj Adhikari has entrusted to implement mental health action plan. He, however, said government need practical steps to form a mental health unit within the projected timeline. The program was chaired by Matrika Devkota, chairperson of KOSHISH. Madhav Khatiwada from KOSHISH delivered welcome speech and Advocate Sharmila Parajuli presented a presentation in line with multisectoral action plan. A documentary entitled 'Rupantaran' was showed in the program. Officials from Health Ministry, department of health service, external development partners, journalists from health bit and other concerned stakeholders were actively participated in the program.