Forming a joint dialogue among faith healers, traditional healers and formal health workers in mental health in a Kenyan setting: towards common grounds

@inproceedings{Musyimi2016FormingAJ,
  title={Forming a joint dialogue among faith healers, traditional healers and formal health workers in mental health in a Kenyan setting: towards common grounds},
  author={Christine W. Musyimi and Victoria N. Mutiso and Erick S. Nandoya and David M Ndetei},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Qualitative evidence on dialogue formation and collaboration is very scanty in Kenya. This study thus aimed at the formation of dialogue and establishment of collaboration among the informal (faith and traditional healers) and formal health workers (clinicians) in enhancing community-based mental health in rural Kenya. METHODS Qualitative approach was used to identify barriers and solutions for dialogue formation by conducting nine Focus Group Discussions each consisting of 8-10… CONTINUE READING

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