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Sustaining mental health care after emergencies

Three enthusiastic nurse trainees take charge of newly-donated motorcycles, which will be used to conduct home visits to patients
A. Mohanraj

In a matter of years following the tsunami of 2004, mental health services in Indonesia’s Aceh province were transformed from a sole institutional hospital to a functioning system of care, revolving around primary health care services and supported by secondary care through general hospitals.

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