Dr Ritsuko Kakuma

Associate Professor in GMH

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
United Kingdom


Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Research Area
Global mental health
Capacity development
Health services research
Health policy
Disease and Health Conditions
Mental health
Sierra Leone
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)

Selected Publications

A qualitative evaluation of the questionnaire about the process of recovery (QPR) in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations
KAKUMA, R; Cajethan, OU; Shawyer, F; Edan, V; Wilson-Evered, E; Meadows, G; Brophy, L;
International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care
Mental health and wellbeing outcomes of climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies: a systematic review
FLORES, EC; Brown, LJ; KAKUMA, R; EATON, J; Dangour, AD;
Environmental research letters
Resilience and Migration: Iranians Living in Australia
Hosseini, A; Davern, M; P. Evans, W; Ghazinour, M; KAKUMA, R; Minas, H;
The Changing Tide of Immigration and Emigration During the Last Three Centuries
Development of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) guidelines for deaf and hard of hearing children in the Gaza Strip.
SCHERER, N; Hussein, R; Eaton, J; Kabaja, N; KAKUMA, R; SMYTHE, T; POLACK, S;
PLOS global public health
Lessons from the development process of the Afghanistan integrated package of essential health services.
Saeedzai, SA; Blanchet, K; Alwan, A; Safi, N; Salehi, A; SINGH, NS; Abou Jaoude, GJ; Mirzazada, S; Majrooh, W; Jan Naeem, A; Skordis-Worral, J; Bhutta, ZA; Haghparast-Bidgoli, H; Farewar, F; LANGE, I; Newbrander, W; KAKUMA, R; Reynolds, T; Feroz, F;
BMJ global health
Applying a disability rights lens to a cross-cultural situation analysis for the development of a community-based mental health intervention in low-resource settings: experiences from SUCCEED Africa [Poster]
Omobowale, O; Dzapasi, L; Jimmy, I; Sefasi, A; Ogunmola, O; Msiska, M; Olusanmi, M; Esliker, R; Chibanda, D; KAKUMA, R; Eaton, J; Omigbodun, O;
Refocus in Recovery
Co-producing research on psychosis: a scoping review on barriers, facilitators and outcomes.
Jakobsson, CE; Genovesi, E; Afolayan, A; Bella-Awusah, T; Omobowale, O; Buyanga, M; KAKUMA, R; RYAN, GK;
International journal of mental health systems
Communication, inclusion and psychological wellbeing among deaf and hard of hearing children: A qualitative study in the Gaza Strip.
SCHERER, N; SMYTHE, T; Hussein, R; Wapling, L; HAMEED, S; Eaton, J; Kabaja, N; KAKUMA, R; POLACK, S;
Plos global public health
Reprioritising global mental health: psychoses in sub-Saharan Africa.
Omigbodun, OO; RYAN, GK; Fasoranti, B; CHIBANDA, D; Esliker, R; Sefasi, A; KAKUMA, R; SHAKESPEARE, T; EATON, J;
International journal of mental health systems
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