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South Africa Theory of Change workshop

published on Friday, July 13th, 2018

Colleagues in South Africa held their national Theory of Change workshop on 11 and 12 July 2018 in Johannesburg. ​This two-day workshop was run by the University of Cape Town and Alzheimer’s South Africa NPA. The workshop was well attended and the team commented on how great it was to see how much consensus there was across a range of […]

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Erica Breuer

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Erica Breuer is a global health researcher with skills and expertise in mental health, health services research, monitoring and evaluation, programme management and theory driven evaluation. Since 2011, she has worked on the Programme for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME) based at the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health in the Department of […]

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Sumaiyah Docrat

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Sumaiyah Docrat is a South African health economist and PhD candidate at the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town. Sumaiyah’s work has included the development of cross-country research methodologies, the analysis of household survey and health system financing data and ongoing engagement with key stakeholders involved in mental health […]

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Petra du Toit

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Petra du Toit is Executive Director of Alzheimer’s South Africa. She specialised in Medical Social Work at the University of Stellenbosch, and has worked as a social worker in the fields of dementia, mental health, military social work and trauma. In 2011, Petra joined Alzheimer’s South Africa as a social worker and was appointed as […]

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Alzheimer’s South Africa NPC

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Alzheimer’s South Africa NPC is dedicated to providing support for families and individuals and strives to advocate on their behalf, to improve the quality of life of people with Alzheimer’s/dementia and their carers. Alzheimer’s SA was founded in 1985 as a non-profit organisation managed by a national executive council. The organisation was registered as a […]

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Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, University of Cape Town

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

The Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health (CPMH) grew out of a shared vision and commitment to collaboration between members of the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and the Psychology Department at Stellenbosch University. At UCT, the establishment of a Centre to undertake research and […]

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Roxanne Jacobs

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Roxanne Jacobs has joined the South African team at the Centre for Public Mental Health at the University of Cape Town, as an early career researcher on the STRiDE project. She is a research psychologist with a background in psychology, research methods and gender women’s studies. Roxanne has worked with multi-disciplinary teams both locally and […]

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Crick Lund

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Professor Crick Lund is Director of the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health at the University of Cape Town. He is CEO of PRIME (Programme for Improving Mental Health Care), a DFID-funded research consortium focusing on the integration of mental health into primary care in low-resource settings, and Principal Investigator of AFFIRM (Africa […]

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