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Stigma and dementia care in Kenya: World Alzheimer’s report

published on Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Musyimi C, Mutunga E, Ndetei D (2019) Stigma and dementia care in Kenya; Strengthening Responses to Dementia in Developing Countries (STRiDE) Project, in Alzheimer’s Disease International, World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to Dementia, ADI, London, pp 121-122.

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COVID-19 and long-term care in Kenya

published on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Musyimi C, Mutunga E, Ndetei D (2020) COVID-19 and Long-Term Care in Kenya, Country report available at LTCcovid.org, International Long-Term Care Policy Network, CPEC-LSE, 14 May 2020

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Kenya Theory of Change workshop

published on Friday, June 8th, 2018

Kenya hosted the third STRiDE national Theory of Change workshop in Nairobi on 7 and 8 June 2018. Attended by a range of key stakeholders, the workshop was hosted jointly by STRiDE partners Africa Mental Health Foundation and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Organisation Kenya led by Christine Musyimi and Elizabeth Mutunga. The team are now working […]

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Africa Mental Health Foundation

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

The Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF) is a non-governmental organization, based in Kenya dedicated to research in mental and neurological health and substance use to generate evidence for policy and best practice in the provision of affordable, appropriate, available and accessible mental health services. AMHF brings together the widest possible spectrum of professionals from both […]

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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Organisation Kenya

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Organisation Kenya (ADOK) was established in January 2016 by a group of affected caregivers, its main aim was to form a support group with a vision and hope of creating awareness on dementia related diseases. As the awareness of the support group grew, more people across the country sort the support of […]

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Christine Musyimi

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Dr Christine Musyimi is a community mental health researcher at Africa Mental Health Research and Training Foundation. She received her PhD in Global Mental Health from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, and MSc in Medical Statistics and BSc in Nursing from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She has written extensively (in book chapters and peer-reviewed journals) on […]

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Elizabeth Mutunga

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Elizabeth Kasimu Mutunga is a trained psychologist and human rights practitioner. She developed an interest in Alzheimer’s disease after her father was diagnosed in 2007. At the time the disease was a mystery to her and her family. In trying to understand how best to cope with the disease and care for the father better, […]

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David M Ndetei

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

David M Ndetei is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and Founding Director of Africa Mental Health Research and Training Foundation, an NGO dedicated to research for evidence-based policy, practice and promotion of mental and neurological health, and healthy behaviour. He has authored 320 scientific publications, 21 monographs and 5 books. David […]

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