EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC HEALTH
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Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa

European Journal of Environment and Public Health, 2021, 5(2), em0068, https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369
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ABSTRACT

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends human resource development as a key strategy to promote global mental health. The optimal approach to building capacity in global mental health care requires partnerships between professional resources in high-income countries and promising health-related institutions in low- and middle-income countries. In this paper, we briefly describe the objectives of one of such initiatives, the Australia Awards Short Course titled, ‘Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context’, sponsored by the Australian Government, share our experience and reflections as participants in the program, and highlight key lessons relevant for scale-up of mental health care in low-middle income countries in Africa.

KEYWORDS

Australia Awards Africa mental health care public health capacity building global mental health task-shifting stigma gender trauma policy financing

CITATION (Harvard)

Maila, B., and Jato, D. M. (2021). Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa. European Journal of Environment and Public Health, 5(2), em0068. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369
APA
Maila, B., & Jato, D. M. (2021). Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa. European Journal of Environment and Public Health, 5(2), em0068. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369
Vancouver
Maila B, Jato DM. Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa. EUROPEAN J ENV PUBLI. 2021;5(2):em0068. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369
AMA
Maila B, Jato DM. Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa. EUROPEAN J ENV PUBLI. 2021;5(2), em0068. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369
Chicago
Maila, Brian, and Denis Mbako Jato. "Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa". European Journal of Environment and Public Health 2021 5 no. 2 (2021): em0068. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369
MLA
Maila, Brian et al. "Review of the Lessons from the Mental Health Care in a Public Health Context Short Course: Australia Awards Africa". European Journal of Environment and Public Health, vol. 5, no. 2, 2021, em0068. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejeph/9369

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