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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.


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Last Updated on Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:47

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

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

Neurological Disorders: Public Health Challenges

There is ample evidence that pinpoints neurological disorders as one of the greatest threats to public health. There are several gaps in understanding the many issues related to neurological disorders, but we already know enough about their nature and treatment to be able to shape effective policy responses to some of the most prevalent among them.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 06:31
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