27 Dec Happy Christmas for some tough personal stories

The patients of the "Maria Josefa Recio Step Down Unit" at the Saint Benedict Menni Mental Health Center celebrated Christmas with a special dinner and gift giving –some of them did not remember to ever have had one–. These are happy and joyful moments, but behind their smiles and gestures of enjoyment remain hidden personal stories that talk about the exclusion and marginalization suffered by mental ill people in Liberia and other African countries.
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07 Oct More than 450 attendees and USD 6,430 raised, balance of the Charity Concert in Vitoria-Gasteiz

More than 450 attendees and a fundraising of USD 6,430  is the balance of the charity concert with the Bilbao Choral Society which Dato Económico magazine and Hospital Aita Menni held in the Santa Maria Cathedral, Vitoria-Gasteiz, on September 14th to collect funds for the We Are Like You mental health project for women in Liberia.
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15 Sep The Chillida Leku Museum hosts again a charity concert of Juan Carlos Irizar for We Are Like You

For the second time –first was in 2015–, Donostia-San Sebastián Chillida Leku Museum was the venue last Saturday for a charity concert of musician, composer and director Juan Carlos Irizar for the We Are Like You project. This time he was accompanied by Iñaki Revuelta and Marian Larrea, whoplayed and sang different pieces and performed as a trio with Irizar to finish the musical evening.
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28 Aug A team from Aita Menni Hospital arrives to Monrovia to start preparing the assistance activity

On the occasion of the next start of the Step Down Unit program, sponsored by the Ministry of Health, the National Catholic Health Council and the Saint Benedict Menni Health Center, a team of Aita Menni Hospital composed by its CEO, Mikel Tellaeche, psichiatrist Marta Menéndez and nurse Cecilia Alvarez moved to Monrovia to start with the preparations prior to the beginning of the assistance activity.
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27 Aug The Aita Menni Hospital and the Saint Benedict Menni Health Center sign a brotherhood agreement

Aita Menni Hospital from Spain and the Saint Benedict Menni Health Center of Monrovia, Liberia, signed past August 15th an agreement with sets formal bonds of brotherhood between both centers and will be the cornerstone for the launching of the new Saint Benedict Menni Mental Health Center and the improving of services at the current Saint Benedict Menni Health Center.
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