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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…

NIH Research Funding Discussed At Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Senator: Move money from HIV research to “more important” diseases Antigone Barton, senior writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses remarks made by NIH Director Francis Collins and Sen. William Cassidy (R-La.) at an Appropriations Labor-HHS subcommittee hearing on NIH funding. Cassidy used…

Russia’s Public Health Challenges Undermine Its Economic Development, As Skilled Workers Leave Country

The Globalist: Public health challenges facing Russia today cripple its potential for tomorrow. César Chelala, global health consultant and contributing editor for The Globalist “For all the external economic fears worrying countries everywhere, Russia faces further, entirely homegrown challenges. In all likelihood, the most important one among them is public…

October 2015 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The October 2015 WHO Bulletin includes news, research, and policy articles on various topics, as well as an editorial on improving mental health in humanitarian emergencies (October 2015).

SDGs Must Include More Specific Mental Health Targets

WhyDev: Where is mental health in the SDGs? Minto Felix, the mental health programs coordinator at Monash University and a mental health campaigner at Australians for Mental Health, writes, “The entire way in which the global community engages with mental health requires reform.” He proposes several mental health targets he…

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