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World Mental Health will be observed on 9th of October

The Punjab Institute of Mental Health (PIMH) Lahore has arranged a 2-day World Mental Health Day 2012 celebrations with theme “Depression A Global Crisis”.

Accordingly on Tuesday October 9, 2012 a seminar will be held for awareness of Mental Health where chief guest will be Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman Provincial Minister for Education, Finance, Excise and Taxation, Justice (Rtd) Nasira Javed Iqbal, Eminent Columnist Munno Bhai (President of Friends of PIMH) and Secretary Health, Punjab will be special guests. On the same day in academic session Dr. Asir Ajmal will present “Deconstruction of Depression”, Dr. Rizvi will present “General Sadness/Clinical Depression” and Dr. Rukhsana Kousar will also deliver the golden words for students and audience.

On Wednesday October 10, 2012 at 09:00 am walk for awareness of Mental Health will be held. Khawaja Salman Rafique, Special Assistant to CM on Health will be Chief Guest and Mr. Noor-ul-Ameen Mengal, DCO Lahore will be Special Guest.

Dr. Nusrat Habib Rana, Executive Director, PIMH has informed regarding additional events like Essay, Poster & Skits competition and Exhibition for University and College students. Mushaira and Play will be held at 05:00 pm. She appealed all the Notable Citizens, Philanthropist, Student of Universities and Colleges to participate in the said 02-day program to encourage and benefit the psychiatric patients and general public alike.

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