Updated Sep 15, 2018

An integrated approach to addressing the challenge of depression among the youth in Malawi and Tanzania


Karen Hampson

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Stage 2: Research & Development

Registered  In Canada.

Focus Areas:

Health, Human Centered Design and Monitoring & Evaluation

Health, Human Centered Design and Monitoring & EvaluationSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Malawi and Zambia

Malawi and ZambiaSEE LESS

Countries Implemented In
Verified Funding

Innovation Description

We will train teachers, youth leaders, and clinic staff on how to identify and treat depression, so that care is available.
How does your innovation work?
Through this project, young people in Malawi and Zambia will learn what depression is and gain a better understanding of mental health issues and how these issues can affect their lives and communities. As young people understand more about depression, and their attitudes to it change, they may recognize it in their community, or in themselves.

Planned Goals and Milestones

Using an integrated approach, in schools, radio programs, youth clubs and primary care clinics, our long term aim is to increase awareness of Depression and take steps to ensuring that anyone who recognizes they need care, can identify where they can get it, and receive a measure of appropriate care.


Sep 2012
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