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Community networks for mental health, neuropsychiatric prevention and rehabilitation


Initiative timeframe: 2013/2017

Total initiative costs

€ 1,032,455.0
Reparted as
  • Loans -
  • Grants € 1,032,455.0

Dati finanziari aggiornati al 12.11.2015


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Six places of Madagascar

Improve the quality of life and the degree of social inclusion, educational and professional integration of people suffering from mental disorders. Ambositra, Manandriana, Fandri are interested cities, while the regions are Vatovavy and Amoron'i Mania. The goal is to improve the quality of life and level of social inclusion, educational and professional integration of people suffering from mental and neurological disorders and their families. Specifically, you want to build a network of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of psychiatric Malagasy volunteers in their communities take steps to identify and assist the sick. All this is done by collaborating and supporting the local health system, which has few resources and expertise to meet a need, in effect, ignored. read more close

Main outcome

Strengthening skills in mental health and public health services neuropsychiatry peripheral, in view to the completion of a system of community mental health, adopting tools for early diagnosis and operating procedures simplified.

Initiative data

Initiative number 010154
Purpose Medical services
Sector I.2.a. Health, General, Total


Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority -
Representative -
Other financiers NGO contribution Reggio Terzo Mondo: 405326.0


It is estimated that at least 7000 people with mental problems, including 1,500 schoolchildren. The project plans to follow in various capacities at least half, about 3500 patients. Particular attention will be given to a group of 600 children and adolescents, while another 500 adolescents and young adults will be built for social inclusion. In addition to the sick, they are considered direct beneficiaries of the training about 1800 community agents, and about 400 health professionals, teachers, educators, social workers. As indirect beneficiaries can be estimated at least 15000 family members of patients.