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Afghanistan: Mental Health

Volume 716: debated on Tuesday 5 January 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are funding any mental health services in Afghanistan; if so, where; and how much they are funding. [HL692]

The Department for International Development (DfID) is providing £213,167 over three years (2007-10) to support the healthy mental development of children in western Afghanistan who have lived through war. This programme includes training for social workers and the implementation of a national social work training programme.

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the European Union or NATO are supporting mental health services for the Afghan people; if so, where; and at what annual cost. [HL693]

Details of NATO and the European Union's activities in Afghanistan can be found on their websites: