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The refugee crisis in Greece: training border security, police, volunteers and aid workers in psychological first aid

Author(s): Nikolaos GKIONAKIS

10.1097/WTF.0000000000000104

Abstract: As the Syrian refugee crisis continues unabated, Greece remains one of the first ports of sanctuary. While the country is still gripped by one of the worst financial and societal crises of the past 40 years, little attention or funding was available to provide mental health and psychosocial support to migrants or refugees.

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2016

Mainstreaming mental health and psychosocial support in camp coordination and camp management. The experience of the International Organization for Migration in the north east of Nigeria and South Sudan

Author(s): Guglielmo SCHININÁ; Nuno NUNES; Pauline BIROT; Luana GIARDINELLI; Gladys KIOS

http://journals.lww.com/interventionjnl/Abstract/2016/11000/Mainstreaming_mental_health_and_psychosocial.7.aspx

Abstract

This article examines the efforts of the International Organization for Migration to mainstream mental health and psychosocial considerations into camp coordination and camp management, through capacity building and provision of direct psychosocial support.

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Young Mothers meeting; Empowering young women on financial skills, health best practices and legal rights for behavior change in the community

Saturday 22nd October, saw many ladies come in to the Kinawataka site of Reach Out Mbuya HIV/AIDS Initiative to attend a meeting for the mothers below 25years who are termed as young mothers. 1,001 more words

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Alcoholics Anonymous Club: For people living with HIV, combating issues of addiction, substance abuse and their effects on positive living

By Geraldine Kauma

In 2004, the World Health Organization published a global status report on substance abuse that placed Uganda at the highest adult-per-capita consumption of alcohol in the  world. 608 more words

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Strengthening child protection systems, Philippines - PCMN

Context: Natural disaster, weakened child protection systems

Objectives:

  • To identify the most vulnerable children and ensure their protection from the risks of abuse, trafficking and exploitation through the establishing and strengthening of child protection mechanisms…
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Child Protection