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The True Price of Mental Health and the Low Cost Solution

Olivia Davies | Posted 06.17.2014 | Impact
Olivia Davies

Of the 450 million people suffering from mental illness and epilepsy in the world, over 75 percent of them live in the developing world.

Using New Media to Make Effective Impact

Olivia Davies | Posted 06.04.2014 | Impact
Olivia Davies

Social Media may not be the usual avenue for accessing help, but it offers more than one lifeline to those suffering from mental health problems.

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.