06Jun/15

Gabriel Bebonbechem’s Story

Gabriel Bebonbechem fondly known as “Petit Papa” was born on June 6th 1981 in Clinique De Chateau in Douala Cameroon to Bibiana MBUHAZEKE TAKU and Mr. Francis MBIAOH (NKEMABIN), then, the thirdRead More…

02Jun/15

Role of the neurologist in the psychiatric management of patients with epilepsy

Hello world, this week we continue our advocacy for patients suffering from epilepsy and or mental health disorders, by looking at the role can play in the management of such epileptics. LastRead More…

29May/15

The Relationship between Epilepsy and Mental illness

Today, the Gbm Foundation for Epilepsy and Mental Wellbeing wants to look at some research and statistics which point to a relationship between epilepsy and mental illness. We draw our content fromRead More…

25May/15

Epilepsy Awareness: Some Experiences from the Field

The Gbm Foundation recently launched a project in the Lebialem Division of Cameroon in Africa dubed: “Inclusive Education For Young Epileptics” – You can read the project report here. The project isRead More…

18May/15

Mental Health Awareness: The Trickle Down Effect

Last Thursday, we concluded our weekly contributions to the ongoing mental health awareness month by sharing our reflections on the need for engaging and consistent grassroots action. We need this especially todayRead More…

14May/15

Mental Health Awareness: The Grassroots Effect

In several historical contexts, when any positive policy change is being sought for, there has most often been huge reliance and even outright involvement of the grassroots or community mobilization as itRead More…

13May/15

Mental Health Awareness: What we Lose out

For over a decade now, WHO has seized itself of the emergency in addressing Mental Health as developmental priority. Prior to this era, Mental Health was at best a subject for ‘hushes’Read More…

12May/15

Mental Health is Mental Wealth: Lets dare2talk about it

Mental Health and Mental Wealth are surely two different words. The First one according to Wikipedia, is defined as follows: Mental health is a level of psychologicalwell-being, or an absence of aRead More…