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Madagascar: Three times more suicide on Valentine's Day at Tananarive




Madagascar: Three times more suicide on Valentine's Day at Tananarive
The service of resuscitation and toxicology of the hospital Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona of Tananarive has experienced an exceptional activity for the festive day of lovers on February 14 last in Madagascar.
 
The hospital entries of patients arriving in emergency for suicide attempts were multiplied by three, in comparison to an ordinary day of service of resuscitation and toxicology.

Aged between 15 and 40 years, patients desperate, for the vast majority of heart dilemma, tried to put an end to their existence, by swallowing high doses of medicines on the day of Saint Valentine.



Antso Rajaona


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