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Swept under the carpet: The psychological side of maternal health

Carley Chavara talks about the hidden side of perinatal common mental health problems in the first post of the “Mental Health: The Missing Piece in Maternal Health" blog series.
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Mental Health: The Missing Piece in Maternal Health

The Mental Health Innovation Network and Maternal Health Task Force are launching a new blog series this summer on maternal mental health. We need your blog contributions by June 1, 2015!
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“The Zero Hour” for Mental Health

A repost from the World Bank Group Investing in Health blog, Tim Evans, Patricio V. Marquez, and Shekhar Saxena advocate for political commitment, broad social engagement and international support for global mental health.
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Making it happen: Experiences and learnings from the implementation of the PRIME Project

Dr. Rahul Shidhaye, Prinicipal Investigator of the EMERALD Project, shares his experiences and learnings from the implementation of the PRIME Project in Sehore district, Madhya Pradesh, India.
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Identification and Intervention for Dementia in Elderly Africans (IDEA) study: the quest for an innovative management in sub-Saharan Africa

Adesola Ogunniyi describes his project investigating innovative management for Dementia in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Mental Health Information Systems: A FundaMental Challenge

Grace Ryan explains why mental health information systems matter for global advocacy.
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#studyGMH: Addressing the burden of mental illness - a new postdoctoral fellowship in global mental health

Anne Stevenson, Program Director for the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Global Psychiatry, and Psychology Fellow Jessica Magidson blog about the new postdoctoral fellowship in global mental health .
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"Where there is no psychologist”: implementing low intensity psychological interventions for people in communities affected by adversity

Ken Carswell discusses the new programme of work on developing low intensity psychological interventions for communities affected by adversity being undertaken by the WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
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#studyGMH: student perspectives from the AFFIRM Fellowship

Current students from AFFIRM blog about their MPhil Fellowship experiences.
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#studyGMH: A Focus on Capacity Building

Professor Crick Lund, Principal Investigator of Africa Focus on Intervention Research for Mental health (AFFIRM), introduces the MPhil AFFIRM Fellowship.
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#studyGMH: student perspectives from the Yale Global Mental Health Program

Current students from the Yale Global Mental Health Program blog about their experiences.
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#studyGMH: The Yale Global Mental Health Program

Starting this week's #studyGMH blogs, Clara Marienfeld talks about the Yale Global Mental Health Program.
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#studyGMH: student perspectives from the Centre for Global Mental Health

Current and past students from the MSc in Global Mental Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King’s College London blog about their experiences.
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#studyGMH: Forging Global Networks of People Concerned with Global Mental Health

Dr Alex Cohen, Course Director, MSc in Global Mental Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, introduces his course and students, and talks about how he hopes this programme will forge global networks of people concerned with global mental health.
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#studyGMH: Celebrating the next generation of global mental health innovators

Grace Ryan and Anne-Claire Stona introduce the MHIN April blog series on global mental health programmes and students' experiences
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World Bipolar Day: Strength for today, Hope for tomorrow

Insights from the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD), the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) into Bipolar Disorder and whats currently being done to treat and prioritise it across the world.
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The role of diaspora organisations in developing culturally appropriate mental health care in the UK

The Uganda Diaspora Health Foundation discuss what diaspora can contribute to mental health at home and abroad.
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Mental health in the foreground of the World Innovation Summit for Health

This entry reflects on some of the mental health topics covered at this year's WISH Summit, held in Qatar
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Treating and defeating epilepsy in low resource settings

Alex Wright from WHO shares her findings during the implementation of the WHO Programme: Reducing the Epilepsy Treatment Gap
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Improving access to care for people with epilepsy through Domestic Health Visitors in Lao PDR (DHeVELoP program)

To commemorate International Epilespy Day, this blog introduces the DHeVELoP Program, currently underway in Lao PDR.