Ruth Jennison from ZAMHS giving copies of the BNF and psychiatry text books to Mr Suleiman from the Ministry of Health in Zanzibar
The motorbike purchased by ZAMHS for the Mental Health Team staff in Zanzibar to enable them to provide clinics in outlying areas
The Occupational Therapy Department in Kidongo Chekundu Hospital in Zanzibar City
The women’s ward in KCH, men and women are kept in separate wards with only female staff in the female ward
The OT department in September 2017, empty, run down and used only for storage
The OT department in September 2018, fully renovated and turned into offices
The Methodone Clinic in KCH, drug abuse is a significant problem on the island.
Mike Greenwood and Ruth Jennnison for ZAMHS with Mr Suleiman form the Zanzibar Ministry of health
Mike Greenwood from ZAMHS with Bwiri Mlingi from ZPA, on of our partners in Zanzibar
Visiting people in the community, these are the children of people with mental health problems who live in extreme poverty. ZPA, supported by ZAMHS, provides their mothers with the tools and materials to make craft items to sell at the marked to support themselves financially
Children’s dresses ready to be sold
The lady on the left lives in a one room hut with no water or electricity after her husband left her with 2 children. She makes children’s dresses to sell at the market like the ones the little girls are wearing.
Seeing children with epilepsy in clinic
A little girl with cerebral palsy being seen in clinic, the children are always beautifully dressed, especially the girls.
Zahira and Said from the Mental Health Team dispensing medication at a rural clinic
Waiting to be seen in clinic
A health education session at one of the rural clinics
The band leading the procession through Zanzibar City for World Mental Health Day celebrations in 2017
The procession for Mental Health Day 2017
Many people line in concrete blocks like these ones, even in the outlying villages