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Table 2 Key values and principles promoted in the policies

From: An assessment of mental health policy in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia

Key values/country Ghana South Africa Uganda Zambia Total Rank
Integration of mental health into general health services ++ ++ ++ + 7 1
Community-based care ++ ++ 0 ++ 6 2
Evidence based practice + + ++ + 5 3
Human rights 0 + + ++ 4 4
Intersectoral collaboration + + 0 + 3 5
Social inclusion + + + 0 3 6
Equity with physical health 0 0 0 0 0 7
  1. Key:
  2. 0 - not at all addressed
  3. + - somewhat emphasized
  4. ++ - strongly emphasized