MHPSS


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AcronymDefinition
MHPSSMental Health and Psychosocial Support
MHPSSMental Health Professionals Stress Scale
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A part of the first day was also spent on contributing to the Collaborative Framework for Coordinated Response to MHPSS in Emergencies, development of which is being spearheaded by WHO-SEARO.
The 11th Hour conference brought together some of the best minds and hearts in the fields of environmental and mental health science: expert resource speakers, academics, scientists, policymakers, practitioners and key players from government, NGOs and civil society, international and faith-based institutions, the media and private sector - to share and seek better ways to effectively mainstream MHPSS in the continuing dialogues on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction and management (DRMM).
Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Reference Group on MHPSS. (2015).
Of particular relevance for mental health colleagues are the areas of MHPSS and the efforts to integrate such support into all humanitarian responses (Interagency Standing Committee, 2015; United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR], 2013a; World Health Organization [WHO], 2015).
It adds that the health department's mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) programme has six psychosocial support centres (PFCs) functional in Peshawar where senior and junior psychologists are providing psychotherapeutic services.
Each cluster will be composed of the Medical/Dental, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH), Nutrition, and Mental Health Psycho Social Services (MHPSS).
IOM champions an integrated, multi-sector approach where migration management and recovery and stabilization efforts complement humanitarian interventions in health, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS).
Liaise with the senior IOM MHD managers/technical experts (to potentially include Senior Health Assessment Programme Coordinator, Emergency Operations Health Officer, Global Teleradiology Coordinator, Regional Laboratory Coordinators, Regional HAP coordinators, USRAP advisor, MHD HR Business Partner, Finance Officer, Migration Health Informatics Coordinator, and others as needed such as Regional Thematic Health Specialists and Global MHPSS coordinator), and if necessary, other IOM departments (e.g., resettlement, risk, immigration and visa support, legal department), obtain their inputs into the Manual and guide them on the development of additional documentation, required by the standards.
Develop comprehensive institutional guidelines and tools integrating health and GBV prevention, risk mitigation and response, including the link with MHPSS, consistent with the IASC GBV guidelines.
Contract notice: Health Sector Employment Promotion and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Syria.