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Community Care Effective For Mental Illness In Developing Countries, Study Shows

VOA News: Community Care Boosts Treatment of Mentally Ill in Developing Countries “Experts say less than 10 percent of people with mental illness in low-income countries receive treatment. A new study shows community-based care is an effective strategy for treating individuals with schizophrenia. Researchers found the most successful way to…

U.K. PM Cameron To Launch World’s Largest Dementia, Brain Disorders Study

Financial Times: David Cameron launches world’s biggest dementia study “The world’s biggest study of dementia will be unveiled by David Cameron on Thursday as part of a push worth more than £100 million [$136 million] to accelerate research into Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders…” (Ward, 6/18).

More Than 1.2M Adolescents Die Annually, Many From Preventable Causes, WHO Report Shows

The Guardian: Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19 “Pregnancy complications are the leading cause of death globally among females aged 15-19, with self-harm in second place, a global study has found. More than 1.2 million female and male adolescents die annually, the World Health…

FT Health Discusses Lancet Global Health Commission On High-Quality Care, Features Interview With CMO/Co-Founder Of Company Working On Depression Treatment

FT Health: Quality not quantity The latest issue of the Financial Times’ weekly global health newsletter discusses findings from the Lancet Global Health Commission on High-Quality Care, highlighting an accompanying report and podcast. The issue also features an interview with Ekaterina Malievskaia, chief medical officer and co-founder of Compass Pathways,…

More News In Global Health

The Atlantic: What Facebucks Can Do for the Global Poor (Lowrey, 6/27). Avert: Infants less likely to become HIV-infected with male partner involvement (Mahon, 6/26). The Guardian: ‘People are very scared’: fighting dengue fever in Brazil — in pictures (6/27). The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Recognition for Chagas disease (Burki, July…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse: Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation (5/3). Fast Company: How a wooden bench in Zimbabwe is starting a revolution in mental health (Riley, 5/4). Health Policy Watch: New Polio Eradication Strategy Faces Challenges Of “Missing Children” Due To Geographic Isolation, Migration, Insecurity (Branigan, 5/3). Nature: U.K. medical…

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