NDF participation during PILL friends & family event in Karachi

 

KARACHI: (14th July 2018) NDF participation during PILL friends & family event in Karachi. NDF was much encouraged by PILL (Pakistan Institute of Living & Learning) for joining hands with cause mental health.  During the Seminar it was told that Mrs. Afshan Qureshi Manager Trustee, Dr. Naseem Chaudhry, Mrs. Rakhshi Memon, Mr. Ameer Bux & others said that South Asia Self Harm research capability building Initiative (SASHI) Suicide is a leading cause of death worldwide. A prior history of self-harm is one of the strongest predictors of a future suicide attempt or completed suicide. Both self-harm and suicide is a considerable burden to individuals, communities and health care providers. The World Health Organization (WHO) considers suicide as one of the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) indicators. SDGs are a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. A trained, skilled research workforce that can adapt to local conditions is crucial in addressing SDGs in Low and Middle income Countries (LAMICs)

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