This system is the results of an ongoing partnership and collaboration between WHO Europe and the federal government of Greece throughout the well being system spectrum, together with the areas of high quality of care and affected person security.
“Psychological well being and well-being is a basic human proper that needs to be on the coronary heart of our well being methods and key to restoration from the Covid-19 emergency. The pandemic has affected everybody in society, however probably the most weak, together with youngsters and younger individuals, have suffered probably the most,” the WHO’s Regional Director for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge, stated.
This system will “assist to mitigate and cut back the long-term injury this pandemic has finished to psychological well being.”
In 2015 there have been over 4,000 suicides among the many 10 to 19-year-olds within the area, he famous.
Based on Kluge, the brand new program can even present help to the thousands and thousands affected by the Russia-Ukraine battle.
“It’s clear that, whether or not it’s due to an unprecedented pandemic or a sudden humanitarian disaster, assembly individuals’s psychological well being wants — particularly these of youngsters and younger individuals — should be on the coronary heart of any functioning well being system,” Kluge stated.
This system will help the event of nationwide methods, frameworks and the sharing of classes realized throughout the European area with concrete steps and options,” he stated.
“All of us fought for greater than two years with an unknown enemy and we aren’t finished but. Now we have to consider what it will likely be wish to coexist with Covid in the long term,” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated on the launch ceremony. Mitsotakis himself has simply made full restoration from Covid-19.