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This woman is fighting to end stigma around mental health in Uganda

Liz Kakooza's depression went undiagnosed for 15 years. Image: Liz Kakooza

Kate Whiting

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A mother nurses her child at a hospital in Uganda's capital Kampala as a doctors strike enters its second day in Uganda  November 7, 2017. REUTERS/James Akena - RC16D10CE930
A hospital in Kampala during the doctors’ strike in 2017. Image: REUTERS/James Akena
Kakooza now campaigns for mental health across Uganda. Image: Reach A Hand Uganda

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