|Workshop on Quality Management of Mental Health Services|
This workshop took place in the auditorium of the
Upon concluding the workshop an agreement was signed in which the participants committed themselves to disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and to promote, within their respective institutions, the revision of the documents on quality management produced by the Ministry of Health and Sports.
In the meeting between PAHO’s Representative and the local authorities, they agreed that the Mental Health Program of the Departmental Health Services (SEDES) in Santa Cruz, with the support of the Pan American Health Organization, would continue to strengthen the training of personnel in primary health care and that they would include non-traditional actors (i.e. leaders of different churches as well as traditional healers, ‘curanderos’) in community mental health activities. A consensus was reached to design a common work agenda and to incorporate international standards and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, ratified by
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