Integration of mental health into primary care in low-and middle-income countries: The PRIME mental healthcare plans

PRIME is the Programme for Improving Mental Health Care

Abstract

This policy brief and journal article describe the district mental healthcare plans from the 5 countries participating in PRIME (Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda and India). These are accompanied by summaries of the articles relating to the design, evaluation and costing methodologies for the mental healthcare plans across all 5 countries.

This research is supported by the Department for International Development’s Programme for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME) which is led by University of Cape Town

Citation

  • Crick Lund, Mark Tomlinson, and Vikram Patel. Integration of mental health into primary care in low- and middle-income countries: the PRIME mental healthcare plans. British Journal of Psychiatry. 2016 January; 208(Suppl 56): s1–s3. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153668

  • Integration of mental health into primary care in low- and middle-income countries: The PRIME mental healthcare plans. PRIME, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa (2015). PRIME policy brief 10 (October 2015) 6 pp.

Published 1 January 2016