Global mental health: transformative capacity building in Nicaragua

  title={Global mental health: transformative capacity building in Nicaragua},
  author={Jaime C. Sapag and Andr{\'e}s Herrera and Ruth Trainor and Trinidad Caldera and Akwatu A Khenti},
  booktitle={Global health action},
BACKGROUND Mental health is increasingly recognised as integral to good public health, but this area continues to lack sufficient planning, resources, and global strategy. It is a pressing concern in Latin America, where social determinants of health aggravate existing inequities in access to health services. Nicaragua faces serious mental health needs and challenges. One key strategy for addressing gaps in mental health services is building capacity at the primary healthcare and system levels… CONTINUE READING
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