Innovation in deinstitutionalization: A WHO expert survey
To better understand this vexing issue, 78 mental health experts representing 42 countries were surveyed on the relative usefulness of different methods to expand community-based mental health services, and/or to downsize institution-based care. Results indicate that there are several successful paths to deinstitutionalization. Most respondents emphasized—directly or indirectly—the importance of political skill and timing.
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The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)
World Health Organization