This Review aims to improve the understanding of implementation of mental health programmes in primary health care for common mental health disorders in low-income and middle-income countries. Objectives were to identify barriers and facilitators to implementation, and to adopt a pre-existing framework for understanding implementation determinants to synthesise available evidence and identify research gaps.
This article and accompanying policy brief identify “best practice” and “good practice” interventions that can feasibly be delivered in low- and middle-income countries, to aid the identification of resource efficiencies and allocation in LMICs.
Epilepsy: a public health imperative is the first global report on epilepsy summarizing the available evidence on the burden of epilepsy and the public health response required at global, regional and national levels.
What do we really mean when we say "global mental health"? What are the implicit assumptions in what geographic regions and mental health conditions get included and which do not? This systematic review of global mental health and its implicit priorities discusses these findings.
Produced by the Young Leaders for the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development, this Policy Brief embodies the principles of Youth participation and calls policy makers to action with key recommendations to prioritise global action on mental health for young people.
This Twitter Story is from the Rebalancing Power in Global Mental Health symposium co-hosted at LSHTM with Fracarita International and CBM International on 22 March 2019 to critically deliberate the status of unequal power structures in the field and how these differences can be rebalanced using the #FutureGMH.
This report is a culmination of the UNICEF and German Government's led mental health expert-level meeting "Rebuilding Lives: Addressing Needs, Scaling-up and Increasing Long-term Structural MHPSS Interventions in Protracted and Post-Conflict Settings"
This systematic review identified few studies evaluating the impact of mental health treatments on the prevention or reduction of intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries despite epidemiological research suggesting that this would be a beneficial direction for research and intervention. The conclusion calls for further research in diverse settings and with diverse populations.
A smartphone app, HHoT, provides step-by-step guidance on how to implement a disability inclusive emergency response. Launched in 2018 the HHoT app also includes specific guidance on the inclusion of people with psycho-social disabilities.