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Regional Agenda for Implementing the Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 in the Western Pacific

Western Pacific Region, World Health Organization WHO Resources WHO Regional Strategies and Action Plans 28 August 2014 Policy document

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Recognizing the heavy burden of mental disorders and importance of mental health, the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly endorsed the Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020 in May 2013. Extensive consultations with Western Pacific Member States revealed the need for an implementation plan that considers the different stages of development of mental health service delivery systems. In response, the draft Regional Agenda for Implementing the Mental Health Action Plan 2013–2020 in the Western Pacific (Annex 1) features a phased approach with core, expanded and comprehensive implementation options as a framework for prioritizing and accelerating policies and action.


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