‘Scoping review of literature on suicide in South Asia’.
The research was done by Center for Health Population and Development (CHPD) in collaboration with Health net TPO, Amsterdam, funded by DFID (2013).
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nafisa Huq
The high suicide rates in the South Asian region are a concern and context to provide a scientific basis for developing an adequate response in future. The review followed a broad approach to mapping the available research and evidence specifically related to the South Asian region. The report is due for publication in 2015
The objectives of the scooping review were to explore the extent of literature in this domain to (a) summarize and disseminate research findings, and (b) identify gaps in the existing literature.