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Global Mental Health: How are we doing?

Drs Shekhar Saxena, Dan Chisholm and Fahmy Hanna talk about key messages from the World Health Organization's Mental Health Atlas.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Human rights
Prevention and promotion
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Enabling Shared Learning from the GMH Community

Recorded at the Grand Challenges Canada and National Institute of Mental Health Community Meeting in Toronto (June 2015), Mary De Silva, Shamaila Usmani and Georgia Lockwood-Estrin discuss lessons from the body of research generated by Grand Challenges Canada grantees
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Partnerships to Strength Local Research Capacity Part 2

Muthoni Mathai and Ann Vander Stoep share their experiences of building effective partnerships through their respective organizations in Kenya and the United States to strengthen local research capacity
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
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Partnerships to Strength Local Research Capacity Part 1

Palmira Fortunato dos Santos & Milton Wainberg share their experiences of building effective partnerships through their respective organizations in Mozambique and the United States to strengthen local research capacity.
Approach: 
Training, education and capacity building
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Supporting Families Facing Adversity

Dr Laurie Charles, World Health Organization Guinea Office, discusses the importance of family systems while delivering therapy.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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The core issues in engaging traditional healers for mental health service scale up

Dr Oye Gureje,University of Ibadan, discusses engaging traditional healers.
Approach: 
Advocacy
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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The FaNs for Kids Project

Usman Hamdani, Human Development Research Foundation, discusses setting up family networks to improve outcomes in children with developmental disorders- the GCC-funded FaNs for Kids Project.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
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The Friendship Bench Program

Dixon Chibanda, University of Zimbabwe, presents the GCC funded Friendship Bench project currently underway in Zimbabwe.
Approach: 
Task sharing
Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Disorder: 
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
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Successful policy engagement in India

Soumitra Pathare from the Indian Law Society discusses his experience of successful policy engagement in India, which lead to the finalization of the Indian Mental Health Policy.
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Disorder: 
All disorders
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Building an online community of practice for MHPSS

Ananda Galappatti, Institute for Health Policy, discusses building an online community of practice for mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies and situations of adversity- the GCC funded MHPSS project.
Contributor(s): 
Approach: 
Technology
Training, education and capacity building
Disorder: 
All disorders