Title: Closing the mental health treatment gap in Central Asia

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by WHO


Closing the mental health treatment gap in Central Asia

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Countries in central Asia, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are embarking on fundamental mental health system reforms to improve the treatment of mental health conditions for their population. This marks a major a shift in attitude and treatment of mental health conditions in this part of the WHO European Region. Responding to high levels of self-harm, suicide and substance abuse Over 100 million people in the European Region are suffering from some form of mental illness, and in the Region’s richest countries only about 30% are receiving the medical attention they require. In the poorest countries, the numbers drop to less than 5%.

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2019-09-30 13:10:32

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2019-10-01 14:04:18

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