A unique partnership

MHIN is jointly led by the Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Our work was originally founded by Grand Challenges Canada.

Each partner brings leadership expertise relevant to the overall goals of MHIN:


Knowledge Synthesis: Supporting research and practice communities

CGMH is the world's leading multi-disciplinary centre for research, capacity building and impact evaluation in global mental health.


Knowledge Exchange: Supporting policy translation

WHO  is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters as the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system , through its formal relationship to Ministries of Health in Member States , collaborating centres and health partners provides a powerful vehicle for knowledge translation, policy dialogue and health system strengthening





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