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Table 1 Overview of the presence of a mental health plan, a physical health component/policy and metabolic screening research results in sub-Saharan African countries (n = 48)

From: Physical health policies and metabolic screening in mental health care systems of sub-Saharan African countries: a systematic review

Country Official mental health plan A physical health component/policy PubMed search results (potential relevant/obtained)
Angola (2011) Yes No 0/9
Benin (2014) No 0/58
Botswana (2014) Yes No 0/37
Burkina Faso (2014) Yes No 0/19
Burundi (2014) Yes Yes 0/14
Cameroon (2011) No 0/48
Cape Verde (2011) Yes No 0/6
Central African Republic (2014) Yes No 0/4
Chad (2011) Yes NA 0/36
Comoros (2011) Yes NA 0/5
Congo (2014) No 0/70
Côte d’Ivoire (2014) Yes No 0/21
Democratic Rep. of the Congo (2011) Yes No 0/30
Djibouti (2014) No 0/6
Equatorial Guinea (2014) No 0/0
Eritrea (2011) No 0/17
Ethiopia (2014) Yes Yes 0/238
Gabon (2011) No 0/1
Gambia (2014) Yes No 0/19
Ghana (2014) Yes Yes 1/121
Guinea (2014) Yes NA 0/3161
Guinea-Bissau (2011) No 0/2
Kenya (2011) Yes No 1/180
Lesotho (2014) No 0/6
Liberia (2014) Yes No 0/10
Madagascar (2014) Yes No 0/12
Malawi (2014) Yes No 0/46
Mauritania (2011) Yes NA 0/7
Mauritius (2014) No 0/16
Mozambique (2014) Yes No 0/12
Namibia (2014) Yes No 0/12
Niger (2011) Yes NA 0/90
Nigeria (2014) Yes Yes 0/816
Rwanda (2014) Yes No 0/56
São Tomé and Príncipe (2014) Yes NA 0/0
Senegal (2014) No 0/46
Seychelles (2014) No 0/8
Sierra Leone (2014) Yes No 0/14
Somalia (2014) No 0/50
South-Africa (2014) Yes Yes 3/1505
South-Sudan (2014) No 0/7
Sudan (2011) Yes Not checkeda 0/86
Swaziland (2014) No 0/12
Togo (2014) Yes NA 0/54
Uganda (2014) Yes No 0/266
United Republic of Tanzania (2011) Yes NA 0/116
Zambia (2014) Yes Yes 0/41
Zimbabwe (2014) Yes NA 0/99
Summary 69% (33/48) has an official mental health policy 27% (6/22) described a physical health component/policy 5/7439
  1. NA not available
  2. aPlan written in Arabic