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Table 3 The applicability of 10 lessons learnt across 10 diverse emergency-affected areas

From: Beyond the crisis: building back better mental health care in 10 emergency-affected areas using a longer-term perspective

   Afghanistan Burundi Indonesia (Aceh) Iraq Jordan Kosovo Occupied Palestinian territory Somalia Sri Lanka Timor-Leste
1. Mental health reform was supported through planning for long-term sustainability from the outset - -
2. The broad mental health needs of the emergency-affected population were addressed -
3. The government’s central role was respected 1 -
4. National professionals played a key role -
5. Coordination across agencies was crucial - - -
6. Mental health reform involved review and revision of national policies and plans - -
7. The mental health system was considered and strengthened as a whole - - -
8. Health workers were reorganized and trained
9. Demonstration projects offered proof of concept and attracted further support and funds for mental health reform
10. Advocacy helped maintain momentum for change -
  1. Table 3 note:1 Kosovo was initially a United Nations (UN) protectorate, during which all agreements were made with local professionals and the UN. Later, a consistent administrative organization was created within the Ministry of Health and the Regional Health Authorities.