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Indonesia lacks psychiatrists

  • Arya Dipa

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung | Sat, September 10 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Indonesia is still in need of thousands of psychiatrists to help deal with mental health disorders, an official with the Health Ministry said on Thursday evening.

Speaking at a forum held to improve the role of media in mental health issues in Bandung, West Java, Suyatmi, who is in charge of non-facility health services, said that Indonesia currently had only 600 psychiatrists nationwide.