Archive for 10/2016

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Can communities become too engaged in global health initiatives? And how to measure their existence?

By Dana Greeson (Columbia University) and Karen Grépin (Wilfrid Laurier University)

The success of health initiatives depends on how they are accepted by target communities. Do community members perceive the initiative as addressing a priority issue? Is the intervention culturally sensitive? Is there buy-in from community influencers? We…

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Poor can gain more healthy life years as compared to the rich by the Ethiopian mental health strategy

By Kjell Arne Johansson (University of Bergen) Kirsten Bjerkreim Strand (University of Bergen), Abebaw Fekadu (Addis Ababa University) and Dan Chisholm (World Health Organization)

This blog is published as a policy brief here: http://www.uib.no/en/rg/globpri

Mental and neurological health care has long been neglected in…

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