Romania: Conditions in psychiatric hospitals : Medical action update

Romania: Conditions in psychiatric hospitals : Medical action update

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Index Number: EUR 39/003/2005
Date Published: 14 February 2005
Categories: Europe And Central Asia, Romania

Amnesty International have been forwarded a reply from the Romanian Minister of Health in response to letters sent concerning the action, distributed to the health professional network in July 2004 (AI Index: EUR 39/010/2004). This letter includes a copy of a Memorandum which details the measures for the rehabilitation of the mental health care system in Romania including modifications to legislation; rehabilitation of the infrastructure of six psychiatric hospitals; improvement of living conditions and of specific therapy; training of medico-sanitary and auxiliary personnel; individual evaluation of residents in psychiatric institutions.


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