If You Could Only Choose Five Psychotropic Medicines: Updating the Interagency Emergency Health Kit

@inproceedings{Ommeren2011IfYC,
  title={If You Could Only Choose Five Psychotropic Medicines: Updating the Interagency Emergency Health Kit},
  author={Mark van Ommeren and Corrado Barbui and Kaz de Jong and Tarun Dua and Lynne Marie Jones and Pau P{\'e}rez-Sales and Simbarashe Rusakaniko and Peter Ventevogel and Mohammad Taghi Yasamy and Shekhar Saxena},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2011}
}
The Interagency Emergency Health Kit (IEHK) [1] is a large, pre-packed box containing medicines and medical supplies (Table 1). The kit is designed to meet the expected primary health care (PHC) needs of persons exposed to acute humanitarian crises caused, for example, by forced displacement or major natural disaster such as an earthquake, cyclone, or tsunami. Such events often involve the partial or complete destruction of locally available medicines. The IEHK aims to provide sufficient… CONTINUE READING
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