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Improving health in India

Thursday, 11 October 2012

New publication shows how the school is working in partnership to address critical health challenges old and new.

 India has emerged as a global economic power, but millions still suffer from curable infectious diseases and malnutrition, and the increasingly urban population faces an emerging epidemic of non-communicable diseases.

School researchers have been engaged with partners in India for many decades, and we are now working with government agencies, universities, entrepreneurs, NGOs and community groups, inspired by a common vision to build effective health systems that provide access to diagnosis, treatment and care for all.

Download the standard .pdf of the report. [3.4 MB] 

Download the interactive version of the report. [16.2 MB]


New approaches to mental health

Vikram Patel, Professor of International Mental Health and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, is a founder of Sangath, a pioneering health NGO in Goa. He also leads the Public Health Foundation of Indias Centre for Mental Health. On 9 October, Vikram presented recently published findings on suicide, youth mental health and well-being in India.

TEDGlobal Sep 2012 - Vikram Patel: Mental health for all by involving all.

"Depression, a forced silence within" by Vikram Patel - Article in 'The Hindu', 9 October 2012

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