About Besstel Foundation

Besstel Child and Adult Psychiatric Foundation was officially inaugurated in Accra on 30th of March 2018 in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Mental Health Authority of Ghana under the auspices of the Chief of Staff and the Diaspora Affairs Department at the Office of the President of Ghana.

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Our Goals

Besstel’s overall goal is to promote mental well-being, prevent mental disorders, provide care, enhance recovery, promote human rights and reduce the mortality, morbidity and disability for persons with mental disorders.

Generally our goals are to

  • Support people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well.
  • Empower people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover.
  • Improve access to quality psychiatric services and support for individuals …


This programme will be developed and implemented as a tripartite undertaking by Besstel and its partners (RSPsych, etc), KATH/MOH and the Office of the Asantehene. The structures and mechanisms for governance and management of the programme will be developed by the Committee.