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Brief: Mental health should be meaningfully integrated into UHC systems

Using new research, our latest brief highlights the need for, and the substantial mental and physical health benefits of, integrating mental health into UHC.

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News, UHC

Great results as Ghanaian civil society gathers around the state of Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

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UHC

COVID-19 & Mental Health

Globally, mental health is being challenged like never before by COVID-19. The impact of the pandemic on mental health is complicated, diverse and wide ranging.

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HIV & TB, News, UHC

In case you missed it! Three key takeaways from the World Health Assembly 2022

Last month, health ministers from around the world gathered for the annual World Health Assembly. Our team at United for Global Mental Health followed along to see where and how mental health was addressed. 

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UHC

Universal Health Coverage

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Systems, UHC

Brief: Mental health should be meaningfully integrated into UHC systems

Using new research, our latest brief highlights the need for, and the substantial mental and physical health benefits of, integrating mental health into UHC.

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Financing, News, Publications, UHC

Brief: Financing mental health for all

With mental health at the forefront of the conversation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opportunity for once-in-a-generation change is being presented. The integration of mental health into universal health coverage (UHC) reforms during the run in to 2030 (the target year for the Sustainable Development Goals which include achieving UHC) is being promoted as a key pandemic response, recovery and preparedness element, and as we argued in our previous brief in this series, universal mental health coverage is also a fundamental right.

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News, Rights, UHC

Member states demand greater advocacy and priority for mental health

Mental health was one of, if not the most, talked about health topic during Agenda Item 7 of the WHO Executive Board meeting.

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Education, Financing, HIV & TB, News, Rights, Suicide Decriminalisation, Systems, UHC

2021: A year in review for United for Global Mental Health

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News, Publications, UHC

Mental health: The human rights imperative in Universal Health Coverage

Universal health coverage (UHC) is a simple concept: everyone everywhere should be able to access the highest attainable standards of health without suffering financial hardship. Global leaders in a high level UN meeting in 2019 committed to achieving UHC by 2030, and stated that it was the right of every human being, without distinction, to enjoy the highest standard of mental health as a part of UHC. 

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News, UHC

An historic moment for mental health

Mental Health took a leading role at the 148th session of the World Health Organisation's Executive Board this month.

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