Marguerite Regan

Job role: 
Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Member type: 
Policy Maker
Researcher
Brief Biography: 

Marguerite is the Knowledge Exchange officer for MHIN, concentrating on developing resources and methods to bridge the gap between the stakeholder groups within the global mental health sphere. Before joining the school in November as a research fellow, Marguerite worked with the WHO as a Health Promotion Officer in the Lesotho Country Office. Her previous experience also includes working with Amnesty International on the human rights aspects of mental health and with a start-up organisation working on mHealth called iHeed.

Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Advocacy
Technology
Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
Europe
Population: 
Non-communicable diseases (e.g. cancer, diabetes, stroke)
Disorders of interest: 
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Alcohol/drug use disorders
Self-harm/suicide
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

My contributions

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MHIN Knowledge Exchange Strategy: 2014-2017

To guide the process of knowledge creation and dissemination among the different actors with the global mental health sphere over the coming years, this document sets out a Knowledge Exchange strategy for MHIN’s activities and stakeholders
Page type: 
Implementation
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Empowerment and service user involvement
Training, education and capacity building
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The case for mental health on the post-2015 SDG agenda

MHIN's Knowledge Exchange Officer Marguerite Regan highlights the crucial discussions currently underway to shape the global development agenda.
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Bridging the Gap: The MHIN Knowledge Exchange Strategy

An introduction to knowledge exchange and the newly developed MHIN Knowledge Exchange Strategy 2014-2017
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Mental Health for Sustainable Development: The joint All-Party Parlimentary Report launched

In this blog, Marguerite Regan, MHIN knowledge Exchange Officer, discusses the new Mental Health report which was published by the the Global Health and Mental Health All-Party Parlimentary groups.
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A content analysis of Global Mental Health from a policy perspective

This blog gives a background and summary of a report produced by the Overseas Development Institute, which characterises mental health as a policy issues and recommends engagement strategies for the Mental Health Innovation Network and global mental health community.
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A decade of Grand Challenges

A recap of the recent Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, and how mental health featured on the agenda.
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Mental Health Matters: Youth and Mental Health

In honor of this year's International Youth Day (IYD2014) theme "Mental Health Matters", Marguerite Regan explains why we need to talk about youth and mental health, what is being done nationally and internationally to improve young people's mental health, and how to keep the conversation from from IYD2014 going.
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The Mental Health Innovation Network: A global partnership

To coincide with the launch of the Mental Health Innovation Network, this month the MHIN team will be available to answer your questions on the development of the Network, how MHIN works and most i

Date: 
August 2014
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Health policy research in conflict-affected areas

In this podcast recording by LSHTM, Dr. Bayard Roberts, Director of the European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition (ECOHOST) and Senior Lecturer in Health Systems and Policy at LSHTM, discusses his work, which focuses on the health determinants, policies and systems of countries in transition such as conflict-affected and fragile states, with particular focus on mental health, other non-communicable diseases and harmful health behaviours.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Prevention and promotion
Disorder: 
Alcohol/drug use disorders
All disorders