Zimbabwe

Integrating Mental Health and HIV Services in Zimbabwean Communities: A Nurse and Community-led Approach to Reach the Most Vulnerable

Provision of mental health services for people living with HIV is critical to provide appropriate, long-term care and support, and to improve HIV-related morbidity and mortality.

This Zimbabwe pilot study looks at the feasibility of integrating mental health and HIV stepped-care approach in nurses, community health workers, and traditional medicine practitioners. The study indicates that integration of mental health and HIV services can expand availability of mental health services for people living with HIV. 

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