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Briefing Note about MHPSS aspects of COVID-19

Published by: Inter-Agency Standing Committee for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

With inputs from all its member organizations, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Emergency Settings Reference Group (RG) recently finalized a Briefing Note about MHPSS aspects of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This document summarizes key MHPSS considerations in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak, such as appropriate MHPSS responses, overarching principles and globally recommended activities. 

 

 

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