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Acuerdo no. 1256 - Politica Nacional de Salud Mental (Agreement no. 1256 - National Mental Health Policy)

El Salvador Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance Country Resources Mental Health Policies El Salvador 12 December 2008 Legislation/regulation human rights, mental health service, rehabilitation

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La presente PolĂ­tica de Salud se fundamenta en el conocimiento de la realidad sobre salud mental del pais, evidenciada en la informacion sobre promocion, prevencion, tratamiento y rehabilitacion que proveen las instituciones publicas de salud, descrita en el "Informe sobre los Sistemas de Salud Mental en Nicaragua, El Salvador y Guatemala", en el cual se identificaron las acciones prioritarias que se deben desarrollar en el campo de la salud mental para lograr cambios importantes.

This Health Policy is based on knowledge of the mental health reality of the country, as evidenced in the information on promotion, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation provided by public health institutions and described in the "Report on Mental Health Systems in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala ", which identified priority actions to be developed in the field of mental health in order to achieve major changes.


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