Implementing the World Health Report 2001 recommendations for integrating mental health into primary health care: a situation analysis of three African countries: Ghana, South Africa and Uganda.

@article{Bhana2010ImplementingTW,
  title={Implementing the World Health Report 2001 recommendations for integrating mental health into primary health care: a situation analysis of three African countries: Ghana, South Africa and Uganda.},
  author={Arvin Bhana and Inge Petersen and Kim L Baillie and Alan J. Flisher},
  journal={International review of psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={599-610}
}
Integrating mental health into primary health care is widely promoted for a host of reasons, chief among which is providing a more comprehensive health care service. However, only a few countries have adequate mental health resources to undertake the integration of mental health into primary health care in a uniform manner, with wide variations among countries. This paper examines the extent to which two low-income countries (Ghana and Uganda) and one middle-income country (South Africa) are… CONTINUE READING
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