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Organización Panamericana de la Salud. Protección de la salud mental en situaciones de desastres y emergencias. (898 Kb)

Sample ImageLos efectos de los desastres sobre la salud se manifiestan tanto en lo físico, lo mental y lo social. Tradicionalmente, se ha brindado una atención más detallada solo a los aspectos físicos y sociales. Los programas de salud en las emergencias se han dirigido básicamente a la atención médica inmediata, al problema de las enfermedades transmisibles, agua y saneamiento ambiental, así como los daños a la infraestructura sanitaria.

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 16:36
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Sample Image El presente libro busca complementarlo y servir de compendio práctico de los procedimientos para la identificación y el manejo de las diferentes manifestaciones psicosociales (patológicas o no) que pueden presentar las víctimas de los desastres.

 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 16:31
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In the last quarter century, several projects emerged to reform mental health services in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Some did not survive the difficulties that inevitably arise in processes of change, and ended up disappearing before the intended changes could be introduced.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 16:34
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Mental Health

PAHO and the Reformulation of Mental Health in the Americas

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Over the past 50 years, Member States of the Pan American Health Organization have striven to improve their systems for delivering mental health services. A group of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean has distinguished itself in recent years with valuable experiences.

This page presents several articles and interviews about promoting mental health, prevention and treatments of mental illness. Also, it shows some statistics and realities, financing, human resources and information and knowledge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 12:25
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Preventing Suicide: a resource series (WHO)

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 05:45
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