Research in lower middle income countries – recommendations for a national mental health research agenda in South Africa

  • J Chipps
  • S Ramlall
Keywords: LMIC, Research, Psychiatry, Mental health, South Africa


In the current mental health environment in South Africa, the development of a relevant mental health research agenda poses several challenges. This paper provides a brief overview of the current state of published research in mental health and, using a translation research framework, makes recommendations for five strategic directions to be considered in the development of a national mental health research agenda

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eISSN: 1994-8220