Leon, Nicaragua: II Mental Health Services Management Course

The II Mental Health Services Management Course on-site week took place at the Autonomous University of Nicaragua in León on August 8-12. This course, currently being developed on PAHO/ WHO virtual campus platform, has a duration of 147 hours (35 classroom hours). It was attended by 29 students from 11 countries of Central America, the Latin Caribbean and Mexico.

The on-site week was opened by the University President and by PAHO/WHO Acting Representative in Nicaragua. Teachers from different countries and institutions were present at the course: Raffaella Meregalli (Cittadinanza-Italy); Khenti Akwatu and Jaime Sapag (CAMH, Toronto, Canada); Lucy Alleyne and Gaspar DaCosta (Ministry of Health, Panama); Trinidad Caldera, Lucia Solorzano and Andres Herrera (CIDS, León, Nicaragua); Jose Villacis (PAHO/ WHO, Nicaragua); and Victor Aparicio (PAHO/WHO, Panama).