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Depression tops list of causes of ill health

 

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Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. According to the latest estimates from WHO, more than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015.

 
World Health Day, on 7 April, is the highlight of WHO’s campaign “Depression: let’s talk”. The goal of the campaign is that more people with depression, everywhere in the world, both seek and get help.