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Promising pilot to improve mental health for pregnant women in Kenya

AIGHD and PharmAccess conducted a pilot to ascertain the visibility of an evidence-based, low-cost, and scalable mental health intervention for pregnant women in Western Kenya. The results are now published in a policy brief.

AIGHD and PharmAccess conducted a pilot to ascertain the visibility of an evidence-based, low-cost, and scalable mental health intervention for pregnant women in Western Kenya. It demonstrates that the need for such an intervention is high among the target population. The study finds that integrating a contextualized group-based mental health intervention within routine antenatal care settings in the primary health sector seems feasible, acceptable and successful in terms of participation.

Read more about the set-up of the pilot and the results in this policy brief

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