WHO | Providing mental health and psychosocial support in typhoon affected areas

Providing mental health and psychosocial support in typhoon affected areas

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The International Medical Corps in partnership with the Philippine Department of Health and the World Health Organization is currently conducting a training program in Leyte to train local health professionals to recognize the signs, diagnose and treat mental disorders as part of mainstream, community level primary health care. Here Dr Albert Maramis of WHO facilitates the training with local health workers from the Rural Health Units in Leyte.