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Researchers in Global Health – Health Policy and Systems formulate key messages to contribute to the Covid-19 response.

Since being declared a public health emergency in January 2020, the worldwide response to Covid-19 has been one of extreme measures (lockdowns, school closures, travel restrictions, …) which has caused significant collateral damage to the health of some of the most vulnerable in our society.[1] Worldwide, the bulk of the Covid-19 response has been targeted …

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New research out on Cambodia: HOW SHOULD CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRISTS BE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ?

Prevention of child sexual abuse (CSA), including unwanted sexual touching, is of critical significance, and interventions with culturallydiverse groups pose significant challenges to child and adolescent psychiatry. The objective, using Cambodia as a case study, is to provide a framework for a culturally responsive program to prevent CSA. We explored cultural constructions of all forms …

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Beyond psychocentrism: contextualizing mental health through a case study on indigenous youth suicide

MPH-alumnus and laureate John De Maesschalck (Belgium) on “PREVENTING SUICIDE IN INDIGENOUS YOUTH – Insights from a scoping review to prevent indigenous youth suicide in the Andes region” Thursday 23 September 13:00 CET, free for all, register here  The latest report of the UN Special Rapporteur on mental health highlights the ongoing prominence of the …

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America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan – what happens next? | Experts’ Opinions (PART III) 17 September 2021

The Taliban took power in Afghanistan two weeks before the U.S. was set to withdrawal its troops after a costly two-decade war. The insurgents captured all major cities in a matter of days as Afghan security forces and its allies moved back. The Taliban, a militant group that ran the country in the late 1990s, …

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Time to get to work! After the attack on Kabul airport, the American-led international military intervention in Afghanistan has surely reached its Waterloo. Now that the other international military presence, operating as IS, Islamic State-Khorasan, Daesh or whatever name, is continuing the battle with deadly energy, the time is more urgent than ever to …

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Annual Mental Health

Application open for annual Mental Health in Complex Emergencies course Over the past 16 years, the IIHA has run a popular 12-day course for mental health professionals. We will now be offering a distance learning course covering similar materials over a 15-week semester. This is a training course for mental health professionals and program staff …

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Application open for annual Mental Health in Complex Emergencies course

Over the past 16 years, the IIHA has run a popular 12-day course for mental health professionals. We will now be offering a distance learning course covering similar materials over a 15-week semester. This is a training course for mental health professionals and program staff who wish to establish mental health or psychosocial programs in …

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