The psychiatrist who faced a dilemma but couldn’t turn his back on his people

Children in West Africa with cognitive difficulties are going undiagnosed because the tests used to assess their mental health are based on Western norms. Kwabena Kusi-Mensah is working with communities in Nigeria and Ghana to develop assessments that are culturally appropriate.

Kwabena Kusi-Mensah in the gardens at Darwin College
Kwabena in Darwin College gardens
Kwabena in Darwin College gardens
Interviewing teenagers, Oke Offa, Ibadan
Illustrating a concept to teenagers
Illustrating a concept to teenagers, Odo Ona Ibadan
Parents and teenagers listening
Parents and teenagers, Bashorun, Ibadan, Nigeria
Kwabena sitting in Darwin College gardens



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