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The Bhutan Epilepsy Project

Farrah Mateen from the Global Neurology Research Group shares a blog for International Epilepsy Day
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Canada announces $1 million investment to improve mental health in African nations

GCC announces an investment in a social franchise approach to scale up treatment & support of mental illness in resource poor countries
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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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#ItGetsBrighter: A platform for young people experiencing mental health issues to share messages of hope

The launch of an exciting new campaign to support young people struggling with mental health issues.
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Breaking Through Depression: What is the best way to reach people suffering from depression in resource-poor settings?

Chris Underhill shares his latest blog, Breaking Through Depression, ahead of The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2015
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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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WHO QualityRights Project: Addressing a Hidden Human Rights Emergency

Drs Michelle Funk and Fahmy Hanna, and Ms Natalie Drew discuss WHO's recent response to human rights violations, stigma and discrimination towards those with mental and psychosocial disabilities
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Human Rights 365: Every Day is Human Rights Day

To commemorate International Human Rights Day, Shamaila Usmani highlights some of the global mental health innovations that tackle human rights violations
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Where did all the depression go?

Prime researcher Charlotte Hanlon discusses the widespread issue with underdetection of depression at primary healthcare.
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: The intertwined link between mental health and all aspects of health

Dr Laurie Charles, from Our Lady of the Lake University, USA, gives her perspective on why even for those in high-income countries, mental healths inclusion in the SDGs is a neccesary step
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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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Eliminating Violence Against Women: The Key to Better Mental Health?

Karen Devries, a social epidemiologist from the Gender, Violence, Health Centre (LSHTM), discusses the relationship between violence against women and mental health
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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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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: Evolving concepts of care for the mentally ill In the Middle East: How can the SDG help?

Dr. Loza, a Consultant Psychiatrist from Egypt, discussed the current crisis in care for people with mental illness in the Middle East, and how the SDGs can help make this a priority.
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: No Sustainable Development Without Mental Health

Ananada Galappatti, a medical anthropologist, who has worked primarily with mental health and community services in the context of conflict, disaster and poverty, argues why there cannot be sustainable development without mental health.
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: Why mental health should not lose out to physical health

Dr Alison Strang, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for International Health and Development, argues why mental health should not lose out to physical health on the post-2015 global development agenda
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Good Mental Health - of fundaMental Importance to the SDGs

ODI's Jessica MacKenzie discusses why mental health must be a priority in the post-2015 SDGs
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#FundaMentalSDG blog series: Why Mental Health is FundaMental to the upcoming SDGs

#FundaMentalSDG Campaign Officer Nicole Votruba explains why mental health must be included in the plans for the next 15 years global development
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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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World Mental Health Day 2014 blog series: Week 5

Throughout October, we will post a response from one of the MHIN community, who will share a range of perspectives, experiences and insights on what the theme of 'living with schizophrenia' means to them.