DEVELOPMENT OF A SPECIALISED EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICE FOR FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS AT THE NATIONAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL IN UGANDA.

Psychotic disorders* are most disabling of all mental illnesses. Schizophrenia is assigned the highest disability coefficient in Global Burden of Disease Studies (Salomon, 2010). This does not account for disability experienced by families and communities. Please...
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Health professional’s perceptions on the integration of mental health into HIV services at primary health care settings in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

he integration of mental health into HIV services is still limited to non-existent across the Sub-Saharan African region. People living with HIV are more likely to suffer from mental disorders compared to the general population (Mwesiga et al., 2015;Uthman, 2014). Specifically, depression with possible co-morbid substance abuse disorders is linked to PLWH. Please...
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African Mental heAlth Research Initiative (AMARI)

Decade 2000-2010 of Psychosocial challenges Health Service Delivery compromised 2010 Awarded IMHERZ grant 15 resident Psychiatrists Please...
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Psychological interventions for alcohol use disorder in people living with HIV/AIDS: A Systematic Review

Alcohol use disorders(AUDs) are a significant impediment to the elimination of HIV There is some evidence that psychological interventions are effective in reducing alcohol consumption However, there are differences in study findings on the effectiveness of these interventions for AUDs in PLWH It is necessary to provide a systematic synthesis of the evidence on effectiveness of the...
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Female medical student’s inclination towards surgery and their perception on gender based discrimination: Ethiopia

Women used to practice in the an ancient time but forbidden since middle ages. Number of female medical students is increasing worldwide as well as in Ethiopia. Please...
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