Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care: Workshop Summary (2010)
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Bruce Altevogt, Sarah Hanson, Zaam Ssali, and Patricia Cuff, Rapporteurs; Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders; Institute of Medicine; Forum on Health and Nutrition; Uganda Academy of Sciences
Millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from mental, neurological, and substance use (MNS) disorders, and most do not have the resources to obtain treatment. The Uganda National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine hosted a workshop to discuss the state of care for MNS disorders in sub-Saharan Africa.
Diana E. Pankevich, Theresa M. Wizemann, Patricia A. Cuff, and Bruce M. Altevogt, Rapporteurs; A Collaboration of the Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders and the African Science Academy Development Initiative; Board on Health Sciences Polic
Mary Jane England, Catharyn T. Liverman, Andrea M. Schultz, and Larisa M. Strawbridge, Editors; Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of the Epilepsies; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Institute of Medicine
National Research Council. Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.