Blog Post Discusses 3 Strategies To Finance, Implement Cost-Effective Mental Health Interventions
Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Three Ways to Make Room for Mental Health
Yuna Sakuma, program associate at CGD; Amanda Glassman, vice president for programs, director of Global Health Policy, and senior fellow at CGD; and Victoria de Menil, program manager for Global Mental Health at the Stanley Center and consultant at CGD, discuss “three immediate strategies that would help with the financing and implementation of cost-effective mental health care and prevention: 1. Look closely at how mental health interventions fit into health benefits plans … 2. Build on results-based funding initiatives … 3. Cash transfers” (10/9).