Journal article

Public sector mental health systems in South Africa: inter-provincial comparisons and policy implications

Crick Lund, Sharon Kleintjes, Ritsuko Kakuma, Alan J Flisher

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2010


Awarded by Department for International Development (DfID)

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was made possible by funding provided by the Department for International Development (DfID) for a Research Programme Consortium entitled "The Mental Health and Poverty Project (MHaPP): Mental health policy development and implementation in four African countries'' (DfID contract number: RPC HD6 2005-2010). The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of DfID. We would like to thank Dr Shekhar Saxena and Dr Jodi Morris of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO for their assistance in reviewing the WHOAIMS data for this study; our national and provincial government and NGO partners for their assistance in gathering the data; and Mr Luis Eduardo Sevilla for design of the map.