Tackling common mental disorder in rural areas in India
Common mental disorders are on the rise in rural areas of India. In this podcast George Institute researchers describe how mental health can be taken to rural areas by empowering community health workers to diagnose common mental disorders. The program known as SMARTmental health has yielded promising results in the pilot phase and it is now being scaled up in Haryana and in Andhra Pradesh.
The Scan podcast from The George Institute for Global Health explores the latest research, emerging evidence, and crucial progress towards developing practical approaches towards better treatments, better care and healthier societies globally.