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Table 1 The distribution of mental health facilities and human resources for the period 2010-2014

From: Overview of the mental health system in Mozambique: addressing the treatment gap with a task-shifting strategy in primary care

Data source Total number of facilities/beds/professionals Rate per 100,000 population
AIMS 2010 MISAU 2014 AIMS 2010 MISAU 2014
Population 20.530.714 25.727.911   
Settings
 Mental health outpatient facilities 83 152 0.35 0.59
 Day treatment facilities 4 9 0.02 0.03
 Psychiatric beds in general hospitals 203 203 0.98 0.78
 Psychiatric hospitals 2 2 0.09 0.09
 Beds in psychiatric hospitals 173 298 0.84 1.15
 Providers
Psychiatrists 9 10 0.04 0,04
 General practitioners 2 0 0.01 0,00
 Nurses 44 44 0.21 0,17
 Psychologists 56 109 0.27 0,42
 Social workers 5 7 0.02 0,03
 Occupational therapists 2 23 0.01 0,09
 Psychiatric technicians 66 241 0.32 0,94