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Challenges and opportunities in global mental health: a perspective from WHO

  • S. Saxena (a1)

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This paper enumerates and briefly discusses WHO’s recent contributions to global mental health and the current challenges and opportunities in this area. It briefly discusses response to diversity across countries and communities, the need for innovations and global exchange of information, evidence and knowledge and raises issues like psychological interventions and human rights related to mental health.

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*Address for correspondence: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. (Email: saxenas@who.int)

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