West Uganda Mental Health Service Improvement Project (WUMH)
WUMH project where Peer Nation is participating in partnership with; Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET), East London NHS foundation Trust, London, UK (ELFT), Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
The project enhances Mental Health in Uganda for refugee and host communities in west Nile Province and South Western Uganda. The project provides a pilot Peer Support Worker (PSW) approach for community level mental Health care in two main centers within the project zones (Arua and Mbarara).
The PSW refresher training of Trainer of trainers has been concluded. The trainers are to train peers in selected communities to support the formal health care workers to mitigate service provision gaps. The project seeks to to build sustainability through development of online training and peer supervision platform.