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Developing a National Mental Health Policy: A Case Study from Uganda

  • Joshua Ssebunnya mail,

    joy95h@yahoo.co.uk

    Affiliation: Butabika National Referral and Teaching Mental Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Fred Kigozi,

    Affiliation: Butabika National Referral and Teaching Mental Hospital, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Sheila Ndyanabangi

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Published: October 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001319

About the Authors

Joshua Ssebunnya, Fred Kigozi
Butabika National Referral and Teaching Mental Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Sheila Ndyanabangi
Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda

Corresponding Author

Email: joy95h@yahoo.co.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: JS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: FK SN. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JS FK SN. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: JS FK SN.