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Preventing COVID-19 outbreak in prisons: a challenging but essential task for authorities

Prison Health - PRIMORE PROJECT

The guidance provides useful information to staff and health care providers working in prisons, and to prison authorities. It explains how to prevent and address a potential disease outbreak and stresses important human rights elements that must be respected in the response to COVID-19 in prisons and other places of detention. Access to information and adequate health care provision, including for mental disorders, are essential aspects in preser...

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Mental Health in Prisons - Coping with the Coronavirus

Prison Health - PRIMORE PROJECT

What is undoubtedly at the forefront of the headlines at the moment is Covid 19 and its vast impacts on global health systems, economies and infrastructure. Vulnerable populations are worst effected; the elderly, those with pre-existing conditions, poorer populations etc. However, amongst these vulnerable populations are those confined within an environment that, given current events, might not necessarily be at the top of everyones agenda; pris...

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Interprofessional research and organizational co-creation

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

Following the webinar InterProfessional Collaboration in Research (you haven't seen the webinar yet? Look at youtube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV5lGDrcMiE) the EFPC working group mental health had an inspiring online meeting this morning with Mental Health Europe (MHE). MHE is an European non-governmental network organisation committed to the promotion of positive mental health, the prevention of mental distress, the improvement of care, a...

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EU call for projects: Support for the implementation of best practices in the area of mental health

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

There is a great opportunity for interested parties to join each other in developing a proposal for this EU call in the framework of the EU Health Programme 2020. Topics are related to: Aims to improve care for patients suffering from depression and preventing suicidal behavior.Several simultaneous intervention activities generating synergistic effectscooperation primary & mental health care, focusing on training general practitioners;publi...

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IOM Manual on Community-Based Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies and Displacement

Mental Health in PC - PRIMORE PROJECT

IOM is interested in receiving feedback for the manual, aiming at regular revisions based on inputs received from the field. The Mental Health WG takes the lead in preparing feedback which can be endorsed by the EFPC membership. Please feel free to assist the Mental Health WG. Attached the Word document version of the Manual Feedback Form and use the link to find the manual.

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On behalf of Sarah Burgmann (EFPC AdvBo member)

Impact of EFPC - Advocacy

1st: I agree with your opinion.  There is a huge demand in a high quality care for older people. In Austria as in other well-establishe countries family structures have changed. Mothers reasume their jobs after birth as soon as a free place for childcare is available, multigenerational houses rarely exist, staying at home for many years or decades is not affordable for...

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Webinar on Mental Health in Primary Care (24 May at 12.30 PM Dutch time)

PRIMORE PROJECT - Mental Health in PC

Join the webinar and help to shape the EFPC Position Statement of Mental Health in Primary Care! What do you want to change for a better mental health service in primary care? What in your opinion is the most urgent problem related to mental healthcare? Does the problem lie with the inequality of the model of care, or something else? Where are the solutions   To Register please send us an e-mail to info@euprimarycare.org...

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