Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB), PIH’s sister organization in Rwanda, has made tremendous progress over the years. On the occasion of IMB’s 10th anniversary, we asked five leaders to reflect on the changes. Their memories and insights are below. Anatole Manzi Director of Mentorship, Enhanced Supervision for Health Care and Quality Improvement It was May 2005 when I heard about Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB). I was finishing my bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology, but I already had an advanced diploma in general nursing
In the US American media, relatively little attention has been devoted to a recent emergency in the Dominican Republic. Thanks to controversial legislation passed there Read More
Dr. Samira Asma, Chief, Global NCD Program, CDC Over the past 18 years, I’ve worked with Ministries of Health and other partners in 180 countries to advance CDC’s overarching global health goals and accelerate strategies for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. NCDs and injuries are responsible for millions of premature deaths, especially in low- and middle-income counties (LMICs). As public health practitioners, we have an important opportunity to work collaboratively to accelerate and scale up implementation of proven prevention and treatment strategies and measure their impact.
Parenting style is one potential contributor to the development of adolescents’ cognitions, self-esteem and emotional problems.
In the past two decades, rates of suicide mortality have declined among most OECD member states.
Publication date: Available online 20 April 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Jacqueline M.
Neuropsychiatric disorders are of high concern and burden of disease in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Publication date: Available online 13 April 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): F.
Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: A New Language for Global Mental Health: Economics Victoria de Menil, program manager at the Mental Health Innovation Network, and Amanda Glassman, vice president for programs, director of Global Health Policy, and senior fellow at CGD, discuss upcoming high-level meetings on mental health as part of the…More
A series of events, being co-hosted by the World Bank and WHO on 13-14 April is bringing ministers of finance, development agencies, academic experts and practitioners together to discuss how to put mental health at the centre of the health and development agenda globally and in countries.
News outlets report on the findings of a new WHO-led study examining the return on investments in mental health, as well as a meeting convened by the WHO and the World Bank taking place this week in Washington, D.C., to address the issue. CNN: Treating anxiety, depression can help global economy, study says “…For every…More
Medium: Demand for mental health services surges in Liberia and Sierra Leone Melanie Mayhew, communications officer in the Health, Nutrition, and Population Global Practice at the World Bank Group “…Ebola … has deeply affected people’s mental health. When national statistics are available, the countries’ mental health experts expect that they will show that many, many…More
Most studies of services for people with severe mental illness have been performed in cities.
10.1080/17441692.2016.1165721<br/>Vu Song Ha