Kelsey Castanho
United States

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Committee: World Health Organization

Country: Myanmar

Delegate: Kelsey Castanho, Soka University of America

Topic A: Addressing Issues of Mental Health in Areas of Conflict

Myanmar recognizes the importance of mental health. However, efforts to address the issues still remain in infancy stages. The lack of such efforts increases in areas of conflict, arguably where mental health services are needed the most, where traumas occur more frequently. 15 to 20% of conflict-affected populations develop mental disorders including but not limited to; depre...

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