Professor Dan Stein, Head of the Dept of Psychiatry and Mental Health at UCT was awarded the NSTF’s TW Kambule award for research contributions over the past 5-10 years
April was global Autism Awareness Month. As part of the initiative, the BBC World Service had a special feature on Autism in Africa
Findings by UCT’s Programme for Improving Mental Health Care show that mental health care can be provided cost-efficiently to thousands of poor people in low- and middle-income countries.
The Programme for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME) recently published district mental healthcare plans from five low- and middle-income countries, notably South Africa, in a supplement to the British Journal of Psychiatry.