Mental health training for health workers in Africa: a systematic review.

@article{Liu2016MentalHT,
  title={Mental health training for health workers in Africa: a systematic review.},
  author={Germaine Liu and Helen E Jack and Angharad Piette and Walter Mangezi and Debra Machando and Chido Rwafa and Matthew N. Goldenberg and Melanie Abas},
  journal={The lancet. Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={
          65-76
        }
}
Commitment to building mental health treatment capacity in Africa is increasing but little agreement exists on strategies to train health workers on mental health or evaluation of training efforts. We systematically reviewed published literature on interventions to train health-care workers in Africa on mental health. 37 studies met our inclusion criteria. Training outcomes focused on changes in knowledge and attitude, with few studies evaluating skill and practice and only two studies… CONTINUE READING

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