Technical Unit News

Celebration of World Mental Health Day: Dominican RepublicDominican Republic.- In the context of the new mental health care approach, with a focus on users' rehabilitation and reintegration, improving their life quality and integrating their…
Peru - First forum discusses progress and challenges in suicide preventionLima, 8 September. - Among the main reflections of the first forum on advances in suicide prevention "Embrace Life" was that having depression does not mean we are sick but…
Barbados - Training First Responders in Psychological Fist Aid (PFA)barbados Disaster can hit at any time and being…
Washington D.C., 7 October 2016 (PAHO).- World Mental Health Day is observed every October 10th with the overall objective of raising awareness about mental health issues around the world, and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health promotion and care. This year's theme is "Psychological First Aid", and as part of the activities to…
Since June, cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome have been increasing in the Caribbean. PAHO seeks to expand and strengthen the professional capacity to manage these cases. Bridgetown, Barbados, September 1, 2016 (PAHO/WHO) - The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is holding a workshop to train Caribbean health…
Lisbon international learning program on mental health policy and servicesAn international learning program for mental health leaders and professionals willing to develop public health skills in mental health policy and services, with a special…