In Tanzania, the importance of noncommunicable diseases, including mental illness, is increasingly apparent.
In our first book we summarizes challenges through a sustainable mental health policy introduced across Tanzania. The country used an integrated approach, combining situation appraisal, integrated mental health policy and planning, mechanisms for sustainable implementation with largely local resources integrated into local systems, monitoring to fine-tune the implementation and a focus on rehabilitation and public education. Tanzania’s commitment to mental health is now sustainedly embedded within its policies, national and local budgets, and training activities.
Titel: Tanzania, 2005 Focus on Mental Health