failure of humanity | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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A DECADE ago, world-renowned psychiatrist and medical anthropologist Arthur Kleinman termed the standard of mental healthcare across the world a ‘failure of humanity’. He noted that the worse deficiencies of care lay in the ‘local conditions’ faced by the mentally ill, and not the fact that mental disorders contributed to 15 per cent of the […]

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