Our beloved continent of Africa has a relatively young population with over 45% of the population being made up of infants, children and adolescents. Furthermore, it has been estimated that over 2 billion babies will be born on this continent in the next 35 years such that by 2030 the region will have the greatest number of children under 18 years of age in the world.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health is Everybody’s Business.
Dr Tolulope Bella-Awusah, Nigeria
The Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CCAMH) runs a number of activities including a Master of Science programme in Child and adolescent Mental
The four trained CAMH nurses in Sierra Leone contributed immensely giving psychosocial support to Ebola orphans and victims of the recent flood in the country.