New Book from ICHAD/SMART Africa Teams is Published!

Child Behavioral Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Towards Evidence Generation and Policy Development

In their recently edited textbook, Fred Ssewamala, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, and Mary McKay, in collaboration with several authors from Sub-Saharan Africa examine evidence-based, culturally appropriate child and adolescent behavioral health research from Sub-Saharan Africa.

If you would like to purchase a copy of Child Behavioral Health in Sub-Saharan Africa, visit Springer.


To contribute to the reduction of poverty and improvement of public health outcomes for children, adolescents, and families in low-resource communities, particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa and other developing nations, through:

  • Innovative Applied Intervention research

  • Capacity Building Opportunities for a new Generations of Scholars

  • Raising Public Awareness and Support for Economic Empowerment Interventions

  • Informing Public Policy and Programming



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