Initiatives to help women suffering postnatal depression are needed and should be encouraged and integrated as part of routine antenatal and postnatal care.
Traditional medicine is believed to be accessible and affordable but should be made complimentary to contemporary medicine in the treatment of mental disorders.
Lay workers are being trained to help Zimbabwe manage mental issues in communities. So far it's proving successful.
The ivory trade is a very contentious issue and will be debated at CITES. It will revolve around maintaining or lifting the ban on trade. But the human element is likely to be ignored.