French Southern and Antarctic Lands Mental Health Profile

The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques françaises, TAAF), in full the Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Territoire des Terres australes et antarctiques françaises) is an overseas territory (French: Territoire d'outre-mer or TOM) of France.

Saint Helena Island Mental Health Profile

Saint Helena (/ˌseɪnt həˈliːnə/ SAYNT-hə-LEE-nə), named after Saint Helena of Constantinople, is an island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the British Overseas Territory of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, which also includes the Ascension Island and the islands of Tristan da Cunha. Saint Helena measures about 16 by 8 kilometres (10 by 5 mi) and has a population of 4,255 (2008 census).

Canary Islands Mental Health Profile

The Canary Islands (English /kəˈnɛəri ˈaɪləndz/; Spanish: Islas Canarias [ˈizlas kaˈnaɾjas], locally: [ˈiɦlah kaˈnaɾjah]), also known as the Canaries (Spanish: Canarias), are a Spanish archipelago located just off the northwest coast of mainland Africa, 100 km west of the border between Morocco and the Western Sahara. The Canaries are one of Spain's 17 autonomous communities and one might argue the outermost region of the European Union proper (although the French overseas departments, spread worldwide, and technically part of the European Union are further still from Europe). The islands include (from largest to smallest): Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, La Graciosa, Alegranza, Isla de Lobos, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste.

Ceuta Mental Health Profile

Ceuta (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈθeuta]) (Arabic: سبتة‎, Sebtah) is an 18.5-square-kilometre (7.1 sq mi) autonomous city of Spain and an exclave located on the north coast of Africa, sharing a western border with Morocco. Separated from the Iberian peninsula by the Strait of Gibraltar, Ceuta lies on the border of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Ceuta, along with the Spanish exclave Melilla, is one of two permanently inhabited Spanish territories in mainland Africa. It was part of Cádiz province until 14 March 1995, when the city's Statute of Autonomy was passed.

Madeira Mental Health Profile

Madeira (/məˈdɪərə/ mə-DEER-ə or /məˈdɛərə/ mə-DAIR-ə; Portuguese: [mɐˈðejɾɐ] or [mɐˈðɐjɾɐ]) is a Portuguese archipelago that lies between 32°22.3′N 16°16.5′W and 33°7.8′N 17°16.65′W, just under 400 kilometres (250 mi) north of Tenerife, Canary Islands, in the north Atlantic Ocean and an outermost region of the European Union. The archipelago comprises the major part of one of the two Autonomous regions of Portugal (the other being the Azores located to the northwest), that includes the islands of Madeira, Porto Santo, and the Desertas, administered together with the separate archipelago of the Savage Islands.

Melilla Mental Health Profile

Melilla (Spanish pronunciation: [meˈliʎa]) is an autonomous city of Spain and an exclave on the north coast of Morocco, with an area of 12.3 square kilometres (4.7 sq mi). Melilla, along with the Spanish exclave Ceuta, is one of two permanently inhabited Spanish territories in mainland Africa. It was part of Málaga province until 14 March 1995, when the city's Statute of Autonomy was passed.

Réunion Mental Health Profile

Réunion (French: La Réunion, IPA: [la ʁeynjɔ̃] ( listen); previously Île Bourbon) is a French island with a population of about 800,000 located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) southwest of Mauritius, the nearest island.

Burkina Faso Mental Health Profile

Burkina Faso is a country with an approximate area of 274 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 13.393 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 96 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 49% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 18.5% for men and 8.1% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

Rwanda Mental Health Profile

Rwanda is a country with an approximate area of 26 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 8.481 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 91 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 45% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 75.3% for men and 63.4% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004). The country is a low income group country (based on World Bank 2004 criteria). The proportion of health budget to GDP is 5.5%.

Mozambique Mental Health Profile

Mozambique is a country with an approximate area of 802 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 19.183 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 93 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 44% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 5% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 62.3% for men and 31.4% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

Kenya Mental Health Profile

Kenya is a country with an approximate area of 580 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 32.42 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 98 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 41% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 90% for men and 78.5% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

Chad Mental Health Profile

Chad is a country with an approximate area of 1284 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 8.854 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 98 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 47% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 5% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 54.5% for men and 37.5% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

South Sudan Mental Health Profile

South Sudan (Listeni/ˌsaʊθ suːˈdæn/ or /suːˈdɑːn/), officially the Republic of South Sudan and previously known as Southern Sudan, is a landlocked country in east-central Africa that is part of the United Nations subregion of Eastern Africa. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. The capital city is planned to be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future. South Sudan is bordered by Ethiopia to the east, Kenya to the southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest, the Central African Republic to the west and the Republic of Sudan to the north. It includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal.

Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) Mental Health Profile

Côte d’Ivoire is a country with an approximate area of 322 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 16.897 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 104 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 41% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 5% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 59.5% for men and 37.2% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

Comoros Mental Health Profile

Comoros is a country with an approximate area of 2 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). The country is an archipelago with four main islands. Its population is 0.79 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 101 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 42% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 63.5% for men and 49.1% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

 

Uganda Mental Health Profile

Uganda is a country with an approximate area of 241 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 26.699 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 99 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 50% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 78.8% for men and 59.2% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

Togo Mental Health Profile

Togo is a country with an approximate area of 57 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 5.017 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 98 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 43% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 5% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 74.3% for men and 45.4% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

 

Senegal Mental Health Profile

Senegal is a country with an approximate area of 197 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 10.339 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 99 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 43% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 49% for men and 29.7% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

 

Gambia Mental Health Profile

Gambia is a country with an approximate area of 11 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 1.462 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 98 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 40% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 6% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 43.7% for men and 29.7% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).

Guinea Mental Health Profile

Guinea is a country with an approximate area of 246 thousand sq. km. (UNO, 2001). Its population is 8.62 million, and the sex ratio (men per hundred women) is 101 (UNO, 2004). The proportion of population under the age of 15 years is 44% (UNO, 2004), and the proportion of population above the age of 60 years is 4% (WHO, 2004). The literacy rate is 50% for men and 22% for women (UNESCO/MoH, 2004).