New Book from ICHAD/SMART Africa Teams is Published!

In their recently edited textbook, Fred Ssewamala, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, and Mary McKay, in collaboration with several authors from Sub-Saharan Africa examine an 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 for a 20% discount! Enter code Dd027YOAY4NNCX / Valid Feb 16, 2022 – Mar 16, 2022

Our Mission

Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the SMART Africa Center (Strengthening Mental health And Research Training) is an African regional trans-disciplinary collaborative center aimed at reducing 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.
SMART Africa Center strives to reduce gaps in child and adolescent mental health services and research in SSA through a population approach to child mental health.

Our Partners

Housed within the Brown School, SMART Africa builds upon the expertise of strong partners across Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and the United States.