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Reflections on research and clinical collaborations between South Asia and the UK

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2018

Athula Sumathipala
Affiliation:
Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, UK South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, UK Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka, email a.sumathipala@keele.ac.uk
Abhijit Nadkarni
Affiliation:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Sangath, Goa, India
Chesmal Siriwardhana
Affiliation:
Faculty of Medical Science, Anglia Ruskin University, UK Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, UK Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka
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Abstract

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In this paper we describe the mutual benefits of the bi-directional flows of knowledge and skills from North–South/South–North linkages, on the basis of our personal experiences of clinical and research collaborations between the UK and South Asia.

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Thematic papers: International partnerships in psychiatry
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Copyright © Royal College of Psychiatrists 2015

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