Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee


Shaan Walia

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Position Paper For Republic of Zimbabwe.Topic A: Mental health is defined as a state of well-being whereby each individual realizes his or her own potential, is able to cope with the daily stresses of life , work efficiently and effectively , while making a contribution to their community. In Zimbabwe, more than 40 percent of the country’s population, more than 12 million, suffer from mental health issues. Although there are programmes in play to combat the issue of mental health, Zimbabweans are still misinformed as the belief that mental illnesses are caused by spirits o...