Malaysia to get national mental health excellence centre

The government is working on efforts to encourage people to seek the mental health treatment they need, and this includes the setting up of a National Centre of Excellence for Mental Health, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 30, 2021.

THE Health Ministry is undertaking a detailed study on the establishment of the National Centre of Excellence for Mental Health to minimise service gaps and further strengthen delivery of mental health services to the community.

Its minister Khairy Jamaluddin said he hopes that all efforts being carried out would be coordinated more effectively so that more individuals could come forward to seek help and treatment for their mental health problems.

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