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Mental Health and Development

Putting Implementor Know-How Center Stage for the Delivery of Results in Mental Health

BasicNeeds | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgThe Model for Mental Health and Development is a community-based holistic model which acknowledges peoples' multi-dimensional lives.

The Need to Train Psychiatrists in Lao PDR

BasicNeeds | Posted 12.31.2013 | Impact

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg Mental health is still seriously considered taboo in Lao PDR and is thought to be caused by the possession of evil spirits.

Using a Business Model to Reach the Poorest -- Social Franchising

BasicNeeds | Posted 12.23.2013 | Impact

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgMental illness and epilepsy have long been the 'poor relation' of global health and development agendas, often being underfunded, misunderstood and considered taboo.

Taking Mental Health Beyond the Medical

BasicNeeds | Posted 12.09.2013 | Impact

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpg'When my situation worsened, my family hid me. They did not want anybody to see or know about me.'