Regional Strategy for Mental Health


WHO Regional Office for Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 2000
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 9290610077
Number of pages: 24



WHO remains committed to working closely with its partners to improve mental health, reduce the burden of disability and death associated with mental disorders, and ensure that people with mental disorders receive humane and effective care.This strategy was prepared to support governments in the Western Pacific Region of WHO to improve mental health and integrate mental health services. It provides general principles and guidance for countries and areas to use in formulating policies and programmes. The strategy was endorsed by WHO member states during the fifty-second session of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific.