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24 Million Nigerians To Suffer Mental Disorder-WHO

The World Health Organisation has said over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses.

This was contained in the global agency’s 2018 report released at a workshop on health reporting during emergencies in Yola.

The health organisation further said the disorder has become worse due to the depressing number of health institutions and professionals.

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With 12.1 percent rate of mental disorder in Nigeria, WHO said the situation would record high cases in states like Borno, Adamawa and Yobe with 650, 000 patients.

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