Logical Framework Approach a Platform for Integrating the Mental Health and Nutritional Care for Controlling the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Seyed-Ali Mostafavi ORCID Psychiatry and Psychology Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Parviz Molavi ORCID Mail Department of Psychiatry, Fatemi Hospital, School of Medicine, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran.
  • Fatemeh Mohammadi ORCID School of Social Sciences, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
Coronavirus, COVID-19, Logical Framework Approach, Mental Health, Nutrition; Pandemics

Abstract

Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly in the world beyond the health care capacity. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced an emergency state that needs quick and effective actions. In the lack of specific medicine and vaccine, integration of mental health and nutritional care in the platform of a powerful managerial technique named the “Logical Framework Approach” (LFA) could be helpful for successful control of this pandemic. The strengths of the LFA for coronavirus management program are stakeholders’ involvement, integrative teamwork in research and medical procedures, as well as Inter-sectoral cooperation. The related organizations like WHO and ministries of health of every country could easily adopt this approach and act more efficiently to manage this pandemic.

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Published
2020-09-13
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Mostafavi S-A, Molavi P, Mohammadi F. Logical Framework Approach a Platform for Integrating the Mental Health and Nutritional Care for Controlling the Covid-19 Pandemic. Iran J Psychiatry. 15(4):351-357.
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