The Chief Executive Officer of Mental Health Authority, MHA, Dr Akwasi Osei says it is regrettable Ghanaians are willing to support beauty pageantry than mental health in the country.
In an interview on Starr FM, he stated that the public is not responding to issues of mental health.
Psychiatric patients will now have to pay upfront before they receive any attention at psychiatric hospitals across the country. Dr. Akwasi Osei noted that donor funding for the sector has run out and the government has failed to heed to the incessant calls for the support for mental health issues.
The Mental health CEO also said the mentally ill patients are not fed well because there aren't enough funds to support feeding