Urgent action needed to address mental health

Declaration on mental health in Africa

Urgent action is needed to address mental health issues globally. In Africa, where mental health disorders account for a huge burden of disease and disability, and where in general less than 1% of the already small health budgets are spent on these disorders, the need for action is acute and urgent. Members of the World Health Organization, including African countries, have adopted a Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan.

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Posted on June 19, 2014, in Maternal Mental Health and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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