1.Task Shifting in Mental Health: Lay health workers improve access to mental health services in Kenya
2.Investigating Innovative Approaches to Task Shifting in Mental Health in Kenya
3.AMHF Research Fellows Awarded PhD Degrees
4.Mental Health Highlighted in the House of Lords
5.Famous People and Mental Illness
6.AMHF's New Office
7.Kenya's A-Z in Mental Health
8.Mental Health Status in Kenya
9.AMHF Books Online
AMHF is a Non-Governmental organization licensed to operate both locally and regionally. It was conceptualized in 2000 by Prof. David M. Ndetei, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and registered on 18th March 2004. AMHF is dedicated to research supporting evidence-based policy, service provision and health promotion in relation to mental and neurological health, and substance use. The differences are glaring.
Two research projects by the Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF) are among 15 innovative, pioneering projects designed to improve mental health diagnosis and care in developing countries that have been funded by Grand Challenges Canada.
Despite the myriad challenges that mental health, more so in sub-Saharan Africa faces, there is still hope. This was the key message from Kenya delivered by Prof Ndetei during a talk at the University of California, Berkeley on October 18th. All indications from the available epidemiological data suggests that the patterns and prevalence..
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