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Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences

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Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (2010)
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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.

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Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences. 2010. Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reducing the Treatment Gap, Improving Quality of Care: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the Institute of Medicine and the Uganda National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/12828.

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128 pages | 6 x 9
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  • Paperback: 978-0-309-14880-1
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-18647-6
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/12828
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