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Global Mental Health – Prevention and Promotion (new publication) — Global

Thank you to Dr. Sabine Bahrer-Kohler for advance notice on the upcoming publication of her book “Global Mental Health – Prevention and Promotion” with a foreword by UN Special Rapporteur Prof. Puras. At MHWW, we strongly advocate for a human … Continue reading

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Movement for Global Mental Health Newsletter — worldwide

From the Movement for Global Mental Health — October 2017 Newsletter See link below. Also links to receive the newsletter via email and the website link which has numerous resources and information. Please note the newsletter now also has space at … Continue reading

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WHO QualityRights Initiative Training and Guidance Modules — Worldwide

From our colleagues at the WHO. Please find the latest materials and resources connected to the WHO QualityRights Initiative via the link below. Excellent resources that can be accessed and used free of charge! Thank you for this incredible work WHO … Continue reading

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BasicNeeds Merges with CBM —- United Kingdom

Thank you to Adrian Sell, CEO, BasicNeeds for sending us the announcement regarding the recent merger of BasicNeeds with CBM. Please see below for more information on this exciting merger.  People living with mental illness in low-and middle-income countries are … Continue reading

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Mymindmyfunk-Sitawa Wafula- Mental

Please see information below from Sitawa Wafula, Kenyan based mental health advocate —  website www.mymindmyfunk. Thank you Sitawa for sending us this information to share!  My name is Sitawa Wafula, I am a Kenyan based mental health advocate. My work … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS DISABILITY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT — Worldwide

CALL FOR PAPERS BY THE JOURNAL DISABILITY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. PLEASE SEE ANNOUNCEMENT BELOW AND CONTACT OUR WONDERFUL MEMBER JANA OFFERGELD FOR MORE INFORMATION.  Behinderung und internationale Entwicklung Disability and International Development C/o Institute for Inclusive Development, Wandastr. 9, 45136 … Continue reading

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The Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health launched today!! — Canada

We are happy to share with you information about The Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health that was launched today at the University of Toronto, Canada. Please  sign onto their coalition and spread social media messages of awareness and support. … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Human Rights in Cameroon – an update — Cameroon

We are very happy to share with you an update from our member in Cameroon, Didier Demassosso. Didier has been a strong voice for mental health and human rights in Cameroon and he has just been recently awarded a Cameroon … Continue reading

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Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative — Nigeria

Please see below for information and links regarding the Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative in Nigeria: The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI) is a Not-For-Profit, Non-Governmental Organization founded and duly registered in Nigeria. Our core mandate centers on mental health interventionist … Continue reading

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New Reports and Publications from USP-Kenya —- Kenya

Please see below link for new reports and publications by our colleagues at Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in Kenya. Thank you to Michael Njenga for sending these updates to us to share with you. Reports include “An Advisory on Registration … Continue reading

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