Author Archive: Adam Joseph

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Public-Private Partnerships: A Double-Edged Sword

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Public-Private Partnerships: A Double-Edged Sword

The varied financial models for funding global health have caused uncertainty regarding the ideal structure of global health organizations. With a number of interests at stake – including those of governments, profit-driven initiatives, and philanthropic organizations – there are often conflicts between groups whose goals do not align.

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Celebrity and Stigma: Exploring Brandon Marshall as a Mental Health Advocate

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Celebrity and Stigma: Exploring Brandon Marshall as a Mental Health Advocate

This second segment of a two-part series focuses on defining a mental health advocate who can quell the stigma associated with mental illness. Read the first segment here.  The dire need for a stigma-defying mental health advocate is especially critical given that individuals with such illnesses continue to struggle with pursuing and obtaining proper psychiatric […]

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Where is Mental Health?

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Where is Mental Health?

This first segment of a two-part series focuses on the absence of mental health as a significant priority on the global health stage. Unlike the more visible problems of HIV, malnutrition, or maternal and child health, mental health has not attained a heightened sense of urgency on the global health stage. The World Health Organization […]

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