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Vanuatu Mental Health Policy and Strategic Plan 2016 - 2020

Vanuatu Ministry of Health Country Resources Mental Health Policies, Mental Health Strategies and Plans Vanuatu Policy document

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This revised Mental Health Policy and Strategic Plan recognises psychological wellbeing as a fundamental component to good health. Furthermore it represents another important milestone in the Ministry of Health’s continued commitment to the provision of effective, efficient and equitable health services to all across the life course. Acknowledging the multifaceted burden of mental illness, including compromised individual, social and health sector states, this policy details the challenges we face and identifies key areas where intervention is required to ensure sound mental health and general wellbeing can be maintained by all people in Vanuatu.

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