Integration of mental health (MH) and HIV programs has the potential to significantly improve health outcomes for people living with HIV (PLHIV). This training package, which is comprised of a training-of-trainers manual, an accompanying presentation, and a standard operating procedure, was developed to support a pilot project for MH and HIV integration at the community level such that
health facilities, community-based organizations (CBOs), and traditional medical practitioners (TMPs) can collaborate to support MH screening and service provision for PLHIV in Zimbabwe
While working with survivors and victims of domestic abuse, we have learned that
many people who have experienced abuse or trauma in their lives also experience mental health issues
as a direct effect of what they have been through. This is why Chayn has created a Mental
Health Toolkit available for download by NGOs who support vulnerable individuals of all situations
WHO’s Mental Health Atlas series has established itself as the most comprehensive
and widely used source of information on the global mental health situation. This
new edition of Mental Health Atlas, carried out in 2014, assumes new importance
as a repository of mental health information in WHO Member States because it is providing much of
the baseline data against which progress towards the objectives and targets of the Comprehensive
Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 is to be measured
These tables are a quick reference to help health care providers determine the nutritional status of children over 5 years of age; adolescents; and non‑pregnant, non‑lactating adults. Practice exercises are available to assist health care providers in using the tables.
For the first time in almost 50 years there are two new drugs for the treatment of drug-resistant TB (DR-TB): bedaquiline and delamanid. There has also been increased attention given to the safety and efficacy of “re-purposed” drugs that have been widely used to treat other infections but are also showing promise in the treatment of DR-TB, including linezolid and clofazimine. This special supplemental guide has been developed for nurses, because it is essential that nurses be provided with material that maximizes their ability to provide optimal support to patients who are receiving new and re-purposed drugs
The Thinking Health manual outlines an evidence-based approach describing how community health workers can reduce prenatal depression through evidence-based cognitive-behavioural techniques recommended by the mhGAP programme.
This manual is the first volume of WHO’s new series on low-intensity psychological interventions.