Integration of mental health into primary health care in Uganda: opportunities and challenges.

@article{Kigozi2009IntegrationOM,
  title={Integration of mental health into primary health care in Uganda: opportunities and challenges.},
  author={Fred N. Kigozi and Joshua Ssebunnya},
  journal={Mental health in family medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={37-42}
}
Background Worldwide, a number of reforms have been undertaken with the intention of improving access to mental health services. Notable among these is the integration of mental health services into primary health care, which has been one of the most fundamental healthcare reform recommendations globally.Objectives This paper describes the opportunities for and challenges to the integration of mental health into primary health care in Uganda, as identified in a wider study, aimed at exploring… CONTINUE READING

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