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An overview of mental health care system in Kilifi, Kenya: results from an initial assessment using the World Health Organization's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems.

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Little is known about the state of mental health systems in Kenya. In 2010, Kenya promulgated a new constitution, which devolved national government and the national health system to 47 counties including Kilifi County. There is need to provide evidence from mental health systems research to identify priority areas in Kilifi’s mental health system for informing county health sector decision making. We conducted an initial assessment of state of mental health systems in...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13033-017-0135-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
St Johns College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Mental Health Systems Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
28
Publication date:
2017-04-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-06
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EISSN:
1752-4458
Pubs id:
pubs:694194
URN:
uri:83356007-0167-43ab-906e-a38f489c1a9c
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uuid:83356007-0167-43ab-906e-a38f489c1a9c
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pubs:694194

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