Development cooperation , 22.08.2013

Mental Health Training Centre Herat (MHTC Herat)

Description

Mental Health Training Center Herat addresses the lack of evidence based mental health care in the Western Region of Afghanistan. The objective is through capacity building (training courses and clinical work) patients with mental illnesses receive professional care by primary health care and the project staff. Furthermore medical, nursing and midwifery stuednts are able to apply their theoretical knowledge. Doctorns in the national Psychiatric Residency Training Program are able to give quality mental health care on the secondary level. The project aims at developing a national curriculum for psychiatric nursing specialization during the project cycle. Project psychologists gain theoretical and practical knowledge/skills in order to treat patients better in the multidisciplinary team.

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Health personnel development 100%

Funding channel

Suomen Evankelisluterilainen Kansanlähet

Contact

keo-30

Code for the object of funding

62507306

ID

UHA2011-007936

Modified

22.08.2013