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Psych ER

Tracking the lives of people suffering from mental illness over the course of three years as they search for sanity Read More
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Survivors

Presenting personal and community context to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, through the eyes of local filmmaker Read More
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Improving Access to Care in Northern Nigeria

An emergency transport program piloted in four northern states of Nigeria by Health Partners International has helped to bring 19,000 pregnant women in emergency situations to health facilities since 2009. Read More
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Senior Housing Coordinators Help Reduce Hospital Admissions

A study of 9,000 adults by LeadingAge and The Lewin Group finds the availability of an on-site service coordinator, such as a social worker, at federally subsidized senior housing reduced hospital admissions among residents by ... Read More
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Assessing Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria

Though permitted only when necessary to save a woman’s life, induced abortion is common in Nigeria, according to a study by the Guttmacher Institute and the University of Ibadan. Read More
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Assessing Barriers to Reproductive Rights in Mexico

A Spanish-language report by Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida assesses the state of reproductive rights in Mexico, and finds that Mexican women face serious hindrances to exercising their reproductive rights. Read More
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Sustaining Health and the Environment in Lake Victoria Basin

Research shows that a project that integrated population, health, and environment initiatives achieved promising results the individual, community, and structural levels in Lake Victoria Basin. Read More
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Incarceration and Mental Health

A report by Policy Research Associates examines factors contributing to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and approaches to reform. Read More
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Mental Health and the Role of the States

A report by the State Health Care Spending Project, a joint initiative of MacArthur and The Pew Charitable Trusts, seeks to better explain the country’s mental health challenges and, in particular, the states’ role in ... Read More