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Table 2 The role of physiotherapists in mental health plans of Sub-Saharan African countries

From: Physiotherapy for people with mental health problems in Sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review

Country Role of physiotherapists
Namibia Physiotherapists should:
-facilitate the integration of the mental health policy into primary health care
-identify specific training needs in mental health care
-provide input into the development of (the World Health Organization affiliated) Information, Education and Communication materials, policies, guidelines and standards for mental health
Nigeria Physiotherapists are involved in mental health care services, but a specific role was not defined.