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Rise in psychiatric cases in Sudan capital

May 15 - 2016 KHARTOUM
File photo: Khartoum Teaching Hospital
File photo: Khartoum Teaching Hospital

Official statistics released by the Ministry of Health of Khartoum State reveal a rise in the number of psychiatric cases to 16,810 during the past year.

These figures reflect cases in Khartoum’s Tijani El Mahi and Taha Bashar hospitals only. They do not include the Police Hospital and private clinics in the capital.

According to the figures, cases being treated include alcohol addiction, opium use, psychiatric and other organic disorders, obsession, depression, schizophrenia, and hysteria.

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