The large treatment gap for people suffering from mental disorders has led to initiatives to scale up mental health services. In order to track progress, estimates of programme coverage, and changes in coverage over time, are needed.
This research is funded under the Department for International Development’s Programme for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME) which is led by University of Cape Town
Mary J De Silva, Lucy Lee, Daniela C Fuhr et al. Estimating the coverage of mental health programmes: a systematic review. International Journal of Epidemiology 2014 April; 43(2): 341–353. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyt191
Estimating the coverage of mental health programmes: a systematic review