programme aims to ensure that as many people as possible have access to the care, psychosocial assistance and medication they need to live normal lives, Ms Ahearn remarks.
The intervention guide helps health care providers implement the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP
) that the World Health Organization's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse launched in 2008.
Thornicroft, "WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP
) Intervention Guide: a systematic review of evidence from low and middleincome countries, " Evidence Based Mental Health, vol.
This was the consensus achieved during a two-day planning for implementation of WHO Mental Health Gap Action Plan (mhGAP
) in four selected districts of Pakistan namely Hyderabad in Sindh, Quetta in Balochistan, Rawalpindi in the Punjab and Peshawar in KPK.
planning workshop started with the presentation of Dr Mohammad Assai, WHO Representative in Pakistan, who advocated for integrated people-centred health services for the implementation of mhGAP
in the model districts.
International Congress of Psychology hosted by the International Union of Psychological Science, GMH Summit hosted by Movement for Global Mental Health, Solving the Grand Challenges of GMH hosted by National Institute of Mental Health USA, Grand Challenges Canada, mhGAP
Forum (WHO, 2014), and World Mental Health Congress hosted by World Federation for Mental Health.
Guia de Intervencion mhGAP
: para los trastornos mentales, neurologicos y por uso de sustancias en el nivel de atencion no especializada.
Guia de intervencion mhGAP
para los trastornos mentales, neurologicos y por uso de sustancias en el nivel de atencion de la salud no especializada (2* reimpresion al espanol corregida).
La Organizacion Mundial de la Salud ha resaltado esta brecha en su programa Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP
: Mental Health Gap Action Programme: scaling up care for mental, neurological and substance use disorders.
Suicide prevention in the WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP
In 2008, the WHO launched the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP