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'Globally 30 crore people suffering from depression'

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Health Desk-- 6th April, 2017: Health Minister Mohammad Nasim in a press conference on Wednesday said that a total of about 30 crore people have been suffering from depression across the globe.

Citing the data of National Institute of Mental Health & Research (NIMH&R) and World Health Organization (WHO), the minister said this at the secretariat in the capital.

According to the sources, a total of 3 to 17 persons have been suffering from depression which varies from country to country.

However, 4.6 percent of the adult people suffering from depression in Bangladesh.