Updated Jan 16, 2018

Tackling the elephant in the room

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integration of mental health into quotidian routine practices of primary health care services

Project researchers will train primary healthcare providers in Lima to integrate mental health into routine practices to improve early identification and referral to depression treatment of socially-disadvantaged people.
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Supported by the use of a mobile app for screening depression, project researchers will train primary healthcare providers in Lima to inte...
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Project researchers will train primary healthcare providers in Lima to integrate mental health into routine practices to improve early identification and referral to depression treatment of socially-disadvantaged people.
How does your innovation work?
Supported by the use of a mobile app for screening depression, project researchers will train primary healthcare providers in Lima to integrate mental health into routine practices to improve early identification and referral to depression treatment. A particular focus: low- and middle-income pregnant women and patients with physical diseases (i.e., tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and hypertension) that increase their risk of depression.
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Stage 1: Ideation

In Peru, neuropsychiatric disorders are a leading cause of disease burden, but as in most low- and middle-income countries, such problems are largely unrecognized and untreated.
Registered in Peruin Peru

Focus Areas:

Social and Behavior Change

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Peru

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Milestone

Dec 2013
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Peru