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Balanced care model needed

Mere Naleba
Monday, June 30, 2014

FIJI needs a balanced care model which means that all essential service providers for anyone living or have survived a mental illness are inter linked in order to decrease the re-admission rate at the St. Giles Hospital says WHO technical officer for mental health Dr Yutaro Setoya.

Dr Setoya said a balanced care model meant a medical unit comprising nurses and doctors who specialise in mental health stationed at all outpatient clinics around the country.

He said service providers that could also be linked to this medical unit were outreach centres that ranged from drop-in centres, employment and housing services.

He said WHO was collaborating with the Ministry of Health in conducting training for nurses and doctors in primary health care which would enable nurses and doctors to recognise and treat common mental disorders at primary level.








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