On World Day of Health, Nicolae Rosca, the head of the heart problems section, National Center of Public Health, says that depression is likely to rise in next ten years. Almost 25 percent of Moldovan citizens is affected of depression.
Young people are merely affected. In Moldova, the number of women that suffer from depression is twice as big as the number of men.
The World Health Day is celebrated starting with April 7th, 1948. Every year, the topics change and highlight the main problems.
This year's topic is depression, the that affects more and more people of all ages.