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New York Times Examines Efforts To Treat Mental Illness In West Africa

New York Times: In West Africa, a Mission to Save Minds “…A growing number of innovative groups have begun experimenting with a similar approach in Africa and Asia: providing therapy without clinics or doctors, relying instead on mobile nurses, cheap generic drugs, and community support systems. In impoverished parts of…

New York Times Examines Mental Health Care In West Africa

New York Times: The Chains of Mental Illness in West Africa “…Every society struggles to care for people with mental illness. In parts of West Africa, where psychiatry is virtually unknown, the chain is often a last resort for desperate families who cannot control a loved one in the grip…

‘Next Outbreak’ Series Examines Malaria Treatment In Nigeria

NOVA Next: Nigeria’s Bet on Beating Drug-Resistant Malaria As part of its “Next Outbreak” series, a collaboration between NOVA Next and the GroundTruth Project in association with WGBH Boston, NOVA Next examines malaria treatment in Nigeria, where drug resistance and substandard medications complicate the disease’s treatment (Hogan, 10/7).

Paul Farmer Speaks About Ebola Epidemic, Preventing Outbreaks In Vox Interview

Vox: With the Ebola epidemic nearly over, Paul Farmer has ideas about how to prevent the next one “…Last month, [Paul Farmer, global health professor at Harvard University and co-founder of Partners In Health,] helped put his ideas into action with the launch of the University of Global Health Equity…

Despite Challenges, Ebola Vaccine Research Continues In West African Nations

The Lancet: Ebola vaccines line up while industry calls for change “As the West African Ebola outbreak slows, the world has a suite of experimental vaccines in various stages of development. But manufacturers are warning of problems ahead…” (Petherick, 10/10). Reuters: J&J starts vaccine trial in Sierra Leone, even as…

Improving Health In Africa Advances U.S. Interests, Ideals

TIME: Better Health Care in Africa Must Go Beyond HIV Former President George W. Bush “…In the midst of our differences, there should be at least one issue on which all Americans can agree: helping the people of Africa fight disease advances both our interests and our ideals. … PEPFAR…