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The World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS)

WHO-AIMS - General Information

The World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS) is a new WHO tool for collecting essential information on the mental health system of a country or region. The goal of collecting this information is to improve mental health systems and to provide a baseline for monitoring the change.

WHAT IS WHO-AIMS?

The World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS) is a new WHO tool for collecting essential information on the mental health system of a country or region. The goal of collecting this information is to improve mental health systems and to provide a baseline for monitoring the change. For the purpose of WHO-AIMS, a mental health system is defined as all the activities whose primary purpose is to promote, restore or maintain mental health. WHO-AIMS is primarily intended for assessing mental health systems in low and middle income countries, but is also a valuable assessment tool for high resource countries.

Note: Great care has been taken to ensure the reliability of the data presented in the WHO-AIMS country reports. Data for WHO-AIMS are collected by a team led by a focal point within the country and are, in most cases, approved by the Ministry of Health. However, since WHO is not directly responsible for the data collection, WHO cannot independently verify the accuracy of any of the data presented in these reports.

WHO-AIMS Instrument, Version 2.2

WHO-AIMS English version [pdf 750kb]

WHO-AIMS Spanish version [pdf 404kb]

WHO-AIMS French version [pdf 409kb]

WHO-AIMS Country Reports

Anguilla (English)

[pdf 152kb]

Antigua and Barbuda

(English) [pdf 164kb]

Argentina (Spanish)

[pdf 579kb]

Barbados (English)

[pdf 341kb] 

Belize (English)

[pdf 164kb]

Bolivia (Spanish)

[pdf 231kb]

Brazil (English)

[pdf 216kb]

British Virgin Islands

(English) [pdf 214kb]

Chile (2007 - Spanish)

[pdf 247kb]

Chile (2014 - Spanish) [pdf 2,16 Mb]

Costa Rica (English)

[pdf 336kb]

Cuba (Spanish)

[pdf 1.36Mb]

Dominica   (English) 

[pdf 161kb] 

Dominican Republic

(English)  [pdf 311kb] 

Ecuador (Spanish)

[pdf 209Kb] 

El Salvador (Spanish)

[pdf 3.81Mb]

Grenada (English)

[pdf 316kb]

Guatemala (Spanish)

[pdf 3.81Mb]

Guyana (English)

[pdf 237.11kb]

Haiti (French)           

[pdf 1.36Mb]

Honduras (English)

[pdf 297kb]

Jamaica (English)

[pdf 156kb]

Mexico (Spanish)  

[pdf 1.28Mb]

Montserrat (English)

[pdf 162kb]

Nicaragua (Spanish)

[pdf 3.81Mb]

Panama (English)

[pdf 894kb]

Paraguay (English)

[pdf 143kb]

Peru (Spanish)

[pdf  577kb]

Saint Kitts and Nevis

(English) [pdf 645kb]

Saint Lucia (English) 

[pdf 141kb] 

Saint Vincent and the

Grenadines (English)

[pdf 457kb]

St. Maarten (English) [pdf 488Kb]

 

Suriname (English)

[pdf 149kb] 

Trinidad and Tobago

(English) [pdf 137kb]

Turks and Caicos

(English) [pdf 176kb]

Uruguay (English)

[pdf 139kb]

 

Venezuela

[pdf 799Kb]

 

WHO-AIMS Subregional Reports

WHO-AIMS: Report on mental health systems in Latin America and the Caribbean (1.73 MB)

Central America and Dominican Republic (English) [ pdf 594.15 kb]

Caribbean countries (English) [pdf 1.48 Mb]

South America (Spanish) [pdf 235 kb] 

Others Reports

WHO report on mental health systems of selected low- and middle-income countries  

 

Mental Health Publications

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Report on Epilepsy in Latin America and the Caribbean

PAHO with the support of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) is submitting this report, which compiles the principal available data at the country level on resources, programs and services related to the care of people with epilepsy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Information was obtained from 25 of the 33 LAC countries (76%), which responded to the assessment tool during the second semester of 2012.

 

icon Report on Epilepsy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:14

mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings

 

This publication is a technical tool developed by WHO to assist in implementation of mhGAP. The Intervention Guide has been developed through a systematic review of evidence followed by an international consultative and participatory process.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:24
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WHO-AIMS - General Information

The World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS) is a new WHO tool for collecting essential information on the mental health system of a country or region. The goal of collecting this information is to improve mental health systems and to provide a baseline for monitoring the change.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 May 2014 08:06
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