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Sustainable Financing Options for Mental Health Care in South Africa: Findings from a Situation Analysis and Key Informant Interviews

Citation
Docrat et al. Int J Ment Health Syst (2019) 13:4 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13033-019-0260-4
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Abstract

Background

With the implicit neglect for the integration of mental health services into general health service development in South Africa, there is an urgent need for an understanding of the ways in which existing reforms may be leveraged to incorporate the objectives of the National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan (MHPF) and the mechanisms by which these reforms can be structured and fi