The picture shows a laboratory. Photo by Niklas Björling/Stockholm University.
Photo: Niklas Björling/Stockholm University.

The proposed call centre will have an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) component in which carefully curated mental health information in an audio format recorded in Uganda's major languages.

The partnership is composed of a multidisciplinary team. The researchers represent the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences at Stockholm University, RISE Research Institute of Sweden, Makerere University's College of Health Sciences, Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital and Uganda Cancer Institute.

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