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My Friend's Grandpa, a champion for mental heath care in Egypt

Brit Hanson

Monica Ghali, my dear friend, shares about her grandfather's revolutionary approach to mental health care in Egypt during the 50's. Here's an excerpt:

"Our grandfather was a private practice psychiatrist in Egypt in the 50s during a time when the mental institutions were much like prisons. After his first visit to one of these institutions, they tell me, he came home with a mission."

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