School mental health screening: A model for developing countries

V. Eapen, L. I. Al-Gazali, S. Bin-Othman, M. T. Abou-Saleh, K. A. El-Nasser, R. Ramzy, S. B. Selwans, M. B. Skaik, F. Awad, M. M. El-Faki, H. A. El-Habish, K. M. Hafez, F. M. Ibrahim, S. Todary, O. Y. Yaghi

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Using the experience derived from a screening programme of all school-going children in the Al Ain District, United Arab Emirates, this article reports on a cost-effective model that can be used in other developing countries. The need for training child health and school professionals in identifying mental and developmental disorders is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-55
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Tropical Pediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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