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WHO launches awareness campaign on social inclusion for people with mental disabilities in Turkey

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People with mental disabilities can face high levels of discrimination in society if the stigma that surrounds mental illness is not addressed and challenged. WHO is committed to ensuring that such people are socially included. A project, co-funded by the European Union and WHO, is set to break down the barriers against inclusion of people with mental disabilities in Turkey.

The Social Inclusion of Persons with Mental Disabilities project was launched during an official ceremony on 5 December 2018 in Ankara, Turkey. The project aims to enhance the competence of the workforce providing health-care services to people with mental disabilities and to improve the community-based health-care services currently being implemented on a national scale… (WHO Europe, Jan. 16, 2018)

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