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Responsible Governance for Mental Health Research in Low Resource Countries

  • M. Taghi Yasamy mail,

    yasamym@who.int

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Pallab K. Maulik,

    Affiliation: Research and Development, The George Institute for Global Health, Hyderabad, India

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  • Mark Tomlinson,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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  • Crick Lund,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Mark Van Ommeren,

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Shekhar Saxena

    Affiliation: Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001126
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

About the Authors

M. Taghi Yasamy, Mark Van Ommeren, Shekhar Saxena
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Pallab K. Maulik
Research and Development, The George Institute for Global Health, Hyderabad, India
Mark Tomlinson
Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Crick Lund
Department of Psychology and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: yasamym@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. MTY, MVO, and SS are WHO employees, they are responsible for the views expressed in this publication, and they do not necessarily represent the decisions, policy, or views of the World Health Organization.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MTY, PKM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MTY PKM MT CL MVO SS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MTY PKM MT CL MVO SS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: MTY PKM MT CL MVO SS.