Home Mental Health Disabilities and Rehabilitation Bulletin
Dominican Republic: adaptation of mhGAP Intervention Guide module on epilepsy Print E-mail

A workshop to adapt the module on epilepsy of WHO´s mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized settings to the socio-sanitary context of the Dominican Republic, was organized under the technical cooperation project between-countries (TCC between Panama, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala) dedicated to "the comprehensive care of epilepsy". The workshop was coordinated by Victor Aparicio, Subregional Adviser on Mental Health of the Pan American Health Organization - PAHO/WHO, and was attended by a group of experts in mental health, primary care and neurology, which included the neurologist Pedro Roa, Coordinator of the TCC in the Dominican Republic.

 

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