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A MHIN review summary* for the systematic review entitled: 'The Acceptability and Feasibility of Task-Sharing for Mental Healthcare in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review' (Padmanathan and De Silva, 2013). 

Task-sharing is a common strategy to overcome a shortage of human resources, which is a major barrier to scaling up mental health services. This systematic review highlights the importance of research into the acceptability and feasibility of task sharing interventions; specifically the need to evaluate the acceptability to participants, their families, the workforce and healthcare professionals. 

See the full systematic review here and download the research summary using the link to the right.


*Images courtesy of Valentina Iemmi. Copyright © 2015 Valentina Iemmi. All rights reserved.

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