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A new module of the WHO Mental health policy and service guidance package is now available in Spanish.

This document can be found on the websites of PAHO, WHO and INFOCOM. It is the sixth module available in that language. The next publication will be "Mental Health Information Systems”      

 

Mental health aspects of women’s reproductive health: A global review of the literature

Active ImageThis publication presents the available evidence on the intricate relationship between women’s mental and reproductive health. The review comprises the most recent information on the ways in which mental health concerns intersect with women’s reproductive health. It includes a discussion of the bio-psycho-social factors that increase vulnerability to poor mental health, those that might be protective and the types of programmes that could mitigate adverse effects and promote mental health. It seeks to raise awareness on an emerging issue of major importance to public health. Its purpose is to provide information on the often neglected interlinks between these two areas so that public health professionals, planners, policy makers, and programme managers may engage in dialogue to consider policies and interventions that address the multiple dimensions of reproductive health in an integrated way.

Hechos del Callejon: Por una atención psicosocial a las victimas, (Spanish)

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A publication of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Colombia, year 5, March 2009. 

 

 

Catalogue of Publications 2009, OPS  

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The Pan American Health Organization is pleased to introduce the electronic version of the Publications Catalogue 2009.

This catalog of publications in 2009 includes a larger supply of books, many of them originated and produced in affected countries to respond more directly to national health problems. To facilitate access to the various topics contained in the catalogue, mini electronic catalogues have been created for each item with high resolution so that they can be opened and printed quickly. 

Prioritizing Mental Health Services in the Community, Belize.

Technical document on the importance of mental health services in the community produced by the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO, with the participation and support of the PAHO Representation in Belize and the National Health Authorities.
 

Mental Health and Psychosocial Well–Being among Children in Severe Food Shortage Situations

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This document was developed by the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, in collaboration with the Department of Child and Adolescent Health; the Department of Health Action in Crises; the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development

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