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Mental health and psychosocial support for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants on the move in Europe: A multi-agency guidance note, December 2015

International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, International Organization for Migration, World Health Organization, et al., (2015)

This brief guidance note seeks to provide advice on protecting and supporting the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe. It describes key principles and appropriate interventions to guide all those who are designing and organizing emergency services and/or providing direct assistance to the affected people

Neurology in Africa

William Howlett, (2012)

The whole book has 50.3 MB!!!! To download chapter by chapter: Africa is a vast continent and neurological disorders are a common cause of disability and death. This practical neurology textbook is specifically written for Sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of this book is for students to gain an understanding of neurology, learn the necessary clinical skills and obtain sufficient knowledge to care for patients presenting with neurological disorders. Diagnosis in neurology is based on accurate history and physical examination and this book emphasizes these principles

Culture, Context and the Mental Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing of Syrians

Hassan, G, Kirmayer, LJ, Mekki- Berrada A., et al., Eds.: UNHCR, (2015)

The document is primarily meant to inform mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) staff, such as: psychologists, psychosocial counsellors, social workers, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and others who are involved providing individual or group counselling, psychotherapy and/or psychiatric treatment for Syrians

Recommendations for Conducting Ethical Mental Health and Psychosocial Research in Emergency Settings

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings, (2014)

Reconstruire en mieux - Pour des soins de santé mentale durables après une situation d’urgence

Organisation Mondiale de la Santé OMS, (2013)

Les situations d’urgence, malgré leur caractère tragique et les conséquences désastreuses qu’elles ont sur la santé mentale, sont aussi des occasions uniques d’améliorer la vie d’un grand nombre de personnes moyennant une réforme de la santé mentale. Cela est d’autant plus important que la santé mentale est indispensable au bien-être général, au fonctionnement et à la résilience des individus, des sociétés, et des pays qui se relèvent de catastrophes naturelles, de conflits armés ou d’autres situations difficiles.

Volver a construir mejor: Atención de salud mental sostenible después de una emergencia

Organización Mundial de la Salud, (2013)

A pesar de su carácter trágico, y no obstante el sufrimiento humano que generan, las situaciones de emergencia son también oportunidades para implementar una mejor atención de salud mental.

Building Back Better: Sustainable Mental Health Care After Emergencies

World Health Organization (WHO), (2013)

Emergencies, in spite of their tragic nature and adverse effects on mental health, are unparalleled opportunities to build better mental health systems for all people in need. This WHO publication shows how this was done in 10 diverse emergency-affected areas

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Disaster Situations in the Caribbean

Mental Health Program; Pan American Health Organization PAHO, (2012)

Core Knowledge for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Mental Health Care In Settings Where Mental Health Resources Are Limited

Smith, Pamela, (2014)

An Easy-Reference Guidebook for Healthcare Providers In Developed and Developing Countries

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