MiNDbank Database: World Health Organization (WHO)

Summary

The World Health Organisation’s MiNDbank database includes international information about mental health, substance abuse, disability and human rights. It covers the various policies, strategies, laws and service standards implemented in these fields by different countries.

“Launched on Human Rights Day, the platform is part of WHO’s QualityRights initiative, aiming to end human rights violations against people with mental health conditions”.

Read more: WHO. Mental health information at your fingertips: WHO launches the MiNDbank.

This database makes it possible for readers to select and view policies, laws and strategies by numerous criteria. Accounts of best practice internationally and different initiatives in the field of mental health can be obtained. For example, click here to view the latest updates from the WHO’s “take” on dementia-related issues and the associated international policies, strategies, laws and service standards.

Full Text Link

Reference

WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development. [Online]: World Health Organization (WHO): December 2013.

Advertisements

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
This entry was posted in Commissioning, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), In the News, Integrated Care, International, Management of Condition, Mental Health, Models of Dementia Care, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Standards, Statistics, Universal Interest, World Health Organization (WHO) and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.