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Tanzania: Govt Admits Depression Major Brain Threat

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Dodoma — The Parliament heard on Thursday that depression now becomes a major threat to brain health among Tanzanians.

Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Faustine Ndugulile, said the government was aware of the growing health threat, and assured that Centres offering counseling to the affected people are available countywide.

Equally, he appealed to the legislators that voters with such problems should visit the Centres or anyone with a symptom of the disease. "We have enough drugs for people with brain diseases," Deputy Minister Ndugulile pointed out.

DrNdugulile made the statement in response to a question from Rombo legislator, Joseph Selasini

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