David M. Ndetei, MBChB(Nairobi), DPM(London), M.R.C. Psych. FRC. Psych(UK), M.D(Nairobi), DSc(Nairobi), Certificate in Psychotherapy(London). He is Professor of Psychiatry at the premier University of Nairobi and the Founding Director of Africa Mental Health Foundation, a leader in this Region of Africa in Mental Health Research and a Mental Health Resources Centre. His dreams are Mental Health for All that is Affordable, Appropriate, Available and Accessible, and his mother University of Nairobi continued leadership in the region, and indeed a World class University that will soon be among the best 100 in the World. These can only be achieved through innovative and contextualized research to make a difference in the lives of the ordinary citizens of this part of the World. It was in this context that his Doctor of Science Thesis was entitled: Studies And Works In Mental Health To Inform Practice And Policy In The African Social Cultural Context.