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Implementation of a Mental Health Care Package for Children in Areas of Armed Conflict: A Case Study from Burundi, Indonesia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Sudan

  • Mark J. D. Jordans mail,

    mark.jordans@hntpo.org

    Affiliations: Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Wietse A. Tol,

    Affiliations: Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Dessy Susanty,

    Affiliation: HealthNet TPO South Sudan, Wau, South Sudan

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  • Prudence Ntamatumba,

    Affiliation: APRODEM-Girizina, Bujumbura, Burundi

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  • Nagendra P. Luitel,

    Affiliation: Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal

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  • Ivan H. Komproe ,

    Affiliations: Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Joop T. V. M. de Jong

    Affiliations: VU University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Published: January 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001371
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Mark J. D. Jordans, Wietse A. Tol, Ivan H. Komproe
Research and Development Department, HealthNet TPO, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Mark J. D. Jordans
Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Wietse A. Tol
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Dessy Susanty
HealthNet TPO South Sudan, Wau, South Sudan
Prudence Ntamatumba
APRODEM-Girizina, Bujumbura, Burundi
Nagendra P. Luitel
Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
Ivan H. Komproe
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Joop T. V. M. de Jong
VU University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Joop T. V. M. de Jong
School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mark.jordans@hntpo.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MJ. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: WT DS PN NL IK JDJ. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MJ WT DS PN NL IK JDJ. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: MJ WT DS PN NL IK JDJ.