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Research Challenges and Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa during COVID-19

Thursday, August 6 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Virtual Event

SMART Africa is a National Institute of Mental Health-funded study that is seeks to reduce gaps in child and adolescent mental health services and research in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda through a population approach to child mental health. Moderated by Dean Mary McKay, this panel consisting of our country team leads will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted their work, plans to move forward during uncertain times and opportunities that have presented themselves. This program is presented in partnership with ICHAD and SMART Africa.

Register here.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Brown School


Medicine & Health



Event Contact

Madison Lands | mlands@wustl.edu

Speaker Information


Emmanuel Asampong
In-Country Principal Investigator, SMART Africa – Ghana

Joshua Kiyingi
Program Coordinator, SMART Africa – Uganda

Anne Mbwayo
In-Country Principal Investigator, SMART Africa – Kenya

Muthoni Mathai
Co-Investigator, SMART Africa – Kenya

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