WHO unveils psychological first aid guide

Kondro, Wayne
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1014
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the psychological first aid (PFA) guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO). It says that the guidelines are based on the look, listen, and link principles in which it will serve as a guide for medical professionals to view and safely enter a crisis situation and approach the affected people in distressing events like disasters and sexual violence. Furthermore, PFA provides practical care and support and assess the needs of affected people.


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