Stakeholder analysis of the Programme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME): baseline findings

Abstract

The knowledge generated from evidence-based interventions in mental health systems research is seldom translated into policy and practice in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). Stakeholder analysis is a potentially useful tool in health policy and systems research to improve understanding of policy stakeholders and increase the likelihood of knowledge translation into policy and practice. The aim of this study was to conduct stakeholder analyses in the five countries participating in the Programme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME); evaluate a template used for cross-country comparison of stakeholder analyses; and assess the utility of stakeholder analysis for future use in mental health policy and systems research in LMIC.

Citation

Makan, A.; Fekadu, A.; Murhar, V.; Luitel, N.; Kathree, T.; Ssebunya, J.; Lund, C. Stakeholder analysis of the Programme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME): baseline findings. International Journal of Mental Health Systems (2015) 9 (1) 12 pp. [DOI: 10.1186/s13033-015-0020-z]

Stakeholder analysis of the Programme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME): baseline findings

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