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Mental health clearly a priority for the next generation, as leading issue of discussion at the 2018 Nexus Global Summit

On 27 July 2018 United for Global Mental Health (formerly “The Global Campaign for Mental Health”) worked with advocates from around the world to present a powerful prevention and panel discussion at the 2018 Nexus Global Summit, making the case that mental health is our generation’s greatest health challenge.

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The march of young mental health champions

We often talk about how the growing movement for mental health is being led by inspirational young people from around the world. This week, our own young champions have met the Sussexes, been chosen as a WEF Young Global Leader, and been featured on the BBC.

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Statement: the Getch Foundation

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News, Systems

Statement: mental health needs of those affected by conflict and emergencies

We warmly welcome the focus of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement on mental health at this year’s conference. Our research over the past year has shown that historically there has been a lack of political will and investment to prioritise mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies and non-emergencies settings.

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HIV & TB

Global Fund: what’s the fight without considering mental health?

This year the BluePrint Group for Global Mental Health, coordinated by UnitedGMH agreed that, one immediate opportunity, to increase funding for mental health for the most vulnerable, is the replenishment of the Global Fund for the fight against HIV, TB and Malaria.

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HIV & TB

The fight to integrate mental health in the Global Fund Replenishment

As part of our objective to ensure mental health services are integrated throughout health systems United for Global Mental Health attended the Global Fund to fight HIV, TB and Malaria (The Global Fund) Replenishment Conference in Lyon.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the friendship bench

Today (09/10/18) the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the first Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, and while there they sat on a recreation of the very first Friendship Bench from Zimbabwe – emphasizing how everyone everywhere should have someone to turn to.

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Global friendship bench

Mental ill health costs the world a staggering $2.5 trillion, but that figure could be cut down to a quarter of what it is today simply by making sure everyone everywhere has someone to turn to.

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Financing

The global COVID-19 response is leaving mental health behind

Since the WHO declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern in January 2020, there has been a global effort to help countries respond, mobilising billions of dollars in the process.

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Education, HIV & TB

Mental health advocates to target the Global Fund

Last week saw the 44th Board Meeting of the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria (The Global Fund), this event is a key moment for the Global Fund’s strategy development and commitment of financial resources, and also a crucial opportunity to ensure the Global Fund makes mental health a fundamental part of their approach to ending HIV and TB.

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