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Mental Health in Disaster Situations

Mental Health Care Systems Reforms to be Analyzed

2012-07-31 16:04:20

The First National Conference of the Association of Psychiatrists and Adherents for Human Rights (APADH), will be held on August 6. Organized by the Provisional President of the Senate under the auspices of PAHO/WHO, the conference speakers include the Italian Franco Rotelli...

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Professionals discuss strategic plan to address mental health problems on the U.S.-Mexico Border

2011-11-22 15:02:23

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), in collaboration with the Secretariat of Health and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will held a conference entitled: “Mental health in Latin America and the Caribbean: primary attention, a strategic plan.”

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World Mental Health Day: A Call for Greater Investment in Mental Health Services

2011-10-10 19:17:26

One in four people will need mental health care at some point in their lives, but many countries only invest in mental health services 2% of the total resources for health. So says the Mental Health 2011 Atlas published by the World Health Organization (WHO) this October 10th to celebrate World Mental Health. (In Spanish)

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Mental Health

2008-06-11 10:04:56

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.

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