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10 years of Headline – Safe reporting saves lives

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GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES Citizen Journalist: Viknesh Naidu   The recent death of a 15-year-old boy from Texas has been attributed to the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ – a game originating in Russia via social media. This consists of a series of tasks involving destructive behaviour over a 50-day period, ending with the participant taking their own […]

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Please become a signatory to the Dublin Declaration on HIV Self-Stigma

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Calling Advocates and Changemakers! We are pleased to support a new online petition – The Dublin Declaration on HIV Self-Stigma, that it is hoped will increase knowledge and awareness at all levels – government, academic, NGO, and among the general public – of this phenomenon, which continues to cause lasting harm to the wellbeing of […]

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World Mental Health Day

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Mental health is being marked today internationally as World Mental Health Day. A much maligned aspect of public health, it has only become a more prominent topic in recent years following Amnesty International’s successful campaigning on the issue in 2009. As with Amnesty International’s series of campaigns, the WHO Director General, Margaret Chan, launched the […]

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