As a part of the B&H Mental Health Project, the Agency for Certification, Accreditation and Health Care Improvement of the Republic of Srpska is undertaking activities on achieving the C1 goal related to improvement of understanding of managers of primary health centres (DZ) and social welfare centres on importance and role of mental health centres within DZ organizational structure and establishment of better cooperation between mental health centres and other DZ medical services, other relevant sectors and local community.
The first series of seminars with subject “The Importance and Role of Mental Health Centres within DZ” was organised in December 2010 in three regional centres (Istočno Sarajevo, Teslić and Banja Luka) with participation of representatives of mental health centres, primary health centres, social welfare centres and psychiatric clinics. The second series of seminars, that gathered the same participants, was organised in June 2011 in Banja Luka, Trebinje and Teslić and the third series of seminars was held in November 2011 in Laktaši and Teslić.
The final seminar organised by the Agency will be held on Monday, 09 April 2012 at the Kardial Hotel in Teslić. The participants will have an opportunity to learn more about the past experiences in the Mental Health Project implementation and hear more information on future activities in the field of mental health improvement.