Traditional healers for mental health care in Africa

  title={Traditional healers for mental health care in Africa},
  author={Vikram Patel},
  booktitle={Global health action},
G lobal mental health is primarily concerned with reducing inequalities in the access to health care and health outcomes for people with mental illness within and between countries (1). Reducing the vast treatment gap and promoting the rights of people with mental illness to live with dignity are major goals of adherents of the field such as the Movement for Global Mental Health ( In this context, the thesis by Abbo summarised in her PhD Review paper in Global Health… CONTINUE READING
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