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Country Contextualization of the Mental Health Gap Action Programme Intervention Guide: A Case Study from Nigeria

  • Jibril Abdulmalik,

    Affiliation: WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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  • Lola Kola,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Nigeria Country Office, Osogbo, Nigeria

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  • Woye Fadahunsi,

    Affiliation: WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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  • Kazeem Adebayo,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

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  • M. Taghi Yasamy,

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Emmanuel Musa,

    Affiliation: Nigeria Country Office, World Health Organization, Abuja, Nigeria

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  • Oye Gureje mail

    ogureje@comui.edu.ng

    Affiliation: WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

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  • Published: August 20, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001501
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Jibril Abdulmalik, Woye Fadahunsi, Oye Gureje
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Lola Kola
World Health Organization, Nigeria Country Office, Osogbo, Nigeria
Kazeem Adebayo
Department of Psychiatry, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria
M. Taghi Yasamy
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Emmanuel Musa
Nigeria Country Office, World Health Organization, Abuja, Nigeria

Corresponding Author

Email: ogureje@comui.edu.ng

Competing Interests

EM, LK, and MTY work for the World Health Organization. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist. The views expressed in this report are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the decisions, policy, or views of the World Health Organization.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: JA LL OG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JA OG. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: JA LL WF KA MTY EM OG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JA LL WF KA MTY EM OG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: JA LL WF KA MTY EM OG.