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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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News

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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News

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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Education, News

Press release: new anthem released by global artists for World Mental Health Day

A new anthem written and performed by artists from around the globe for World Mental Health Day (10th October) is released today as part of the #MoveforMentalHealth campaign.

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Education, News

World Mental Health Day 2020

In 2020 we were honoured to be asked by the WHO and the World Federation for Mental Health to design and develop the campaign for World Mental Health Day.

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News

Mental health makes an appearance at WHA73

In the run up to the 73rd World Health Assembly, the UN Secretary General called on member states to include mental health in their COVID-19 response plans.

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News, UHC

Historic First as mental health is integrated into Global Declaration on Universal Health Coverage

The UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (HLM UHC) will take place during the UN General Assembly on Monday 23 September at the UN Building in New York City alongside the UN General Assembly.

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