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Policy Impact

Ethiopian National Mental Health Strategy (2012) and current revision

New Pathways, New Hope: National Mental Health Policy of India (2014)

National Mental Health policy working group

SOHAM: scaling up across all 51 districts in Madhya Pradesh state (2016)

Inform the national operational guidelines for the National Health System Resource Centre (NHSRC) Health and Wellness Centres in India (2018)

Third Nepal Health Sector Plan (in development)

MHCP training officially adopted by National Training Institute

Psychotropic medications for free drug list

The Primary Healthcare Revitalisation Division of Nepal the Community Mental Health Care Package, Nepal, 2074 - drawing heavily from PRIME (2017)

South Africa
South African National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan (2013)

Mental Health Technical Advisory Committee to the Minister of Health

Dr Kenneth Kaunda district mental health task team

CDC support to scale up (2015-2018)


National Mental Health Strategic Plan (in development)


2013 Global Mental Health Action Plan (WHO) 2013-2020

2013 Strengthening Human Resources Through Development of Candidate Core Competencies for Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: Workshop Summary

2013 WHO AFRO Regional Mental Health Action Plan

2013 WISH 2013 Mental Health Report: "Transforming Lives, Enhancing Communities"

2014 The Disability and Development Session of the House of Commons

2014 UK Parliamentary Report – Mental Health for Sustainable Development

2015 WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services: interim report

2016 ODI Report - Mental health funding and the SDGs: What now and who pays?

2016 Providing Sustainable Mental and Neurological Health Care in Ghana and Kenya: Workshop Summary

2016 WHO Handbook - Strategizing national health in the 21st century: a handbook 

2016 World Bank/WHO meeting on "Out of the Shadows: Making mental health a global development priority", Washington DC

2017 PRIME has made a substantial contribution to the WHO mhGAP Operations Manual