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Health and Education Worker mhGAP training for SPARK Phase 1

From the 30th August until 1st September the SPARK team in Nairobi, Kenya, trained 22 health professionals on the principles of mhGAP in advance of Phase 1 full implementation.

The WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme aims to equip health professionals with skills to identify and refer a variety of mental health disorders for specialised care, with the overarching aim of scaling up care for these disorders. Participants discussed the barriers to supporting children with developmental disorders and methods to overcome them. The trainees found the sessions to be successful and enlightening.

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