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Title: Mental and Social Health Atlas I in Saudi Arabia: 2007-08
Authors: Al Habeeb, A.A.
Qureshi, N.A.
Issue Date: 2010
Language: English
Abstract: Based on the World Health Organization's Mental Health Atlas, the first Mental and Social Health Atlas in Saudi Arabia describes the historical background of mental health and social services in the country and identifies several deficiencies in the system including infrastructure and logistics and lack of epidemiological data. There is now great progress in strategic planning for developing and improving mental health care services across the nation, with suggestions to develop psychiatric services for identified special populations, to establish community mental health care services, to improve research and training in mental health, and to update mental health annual information systems using advanced information technology
Description: 570-577
Keywords: Atlases as Topic
Data Collection
Mental Health Services
Community Mental Health Centers
Subject: Mental Health
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117919
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/V16/05/16_5_2010_0570_0577.pdf
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