A team of leading experts of mental health from Karachi and Hyderabad examined the patients in remote parts of the district.
More than 3000 patients were provided free of cost consultation and medicines through mental health camps organized in all seven Talukas of Tharparkar.
A team of leading experts of mental health from Karachi and Hyderabad examined the patients in remote parts of the district. The camps were jointly organized by Sindh Mental Health Authority, Health Department, District Administration Tharparkar, Jinnah Post-graduate Medical Centre, Dow University Karachi, Liaquat University Jamshoro, Karachi University, Sir Cowasji Institute-Hyderabad, Sindh University, PPHI and Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company and Thar Foundation.
Tharparkar registered a large number of suicide cases in recent years.
“Thar Foundation has been closely working with Sindh Mental Health Authority on research on Psychological Autopsy of suicide cases in Tharparkar. Additionally, both organizations have been extending support to several patients in the district. These camps are a major activity in providing assistance to people facing mental health challenges,” says press release issued by Thar Foundation on Monday.