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Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies and programmes to reduce the harm caused by alcohol
This paper reviews the evidence for the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies and programmes to reduce the harm caused by alcohol, in the areas of education and information, the health… Expand
Treatment and prevention of mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries
We review the evidence on effectiveness of interventions for the treatment and prevention of selected mental disorders in low-income and middle-income countries. Depression can be treated effectively… Expand
Depression: a global public health concern
Depression is a significant contributor to the global burden of disease and affects people in all communities across the world. Today, depression is estimated to affect 350 million people. The World… Expand
Scaling-up treatment of depression and anxiety: a global return on investment analysis.
BACKGROUND Depression and anxiety disorders are highly prevalent and disabling disorders, which result not only in an enormous amount of human misery and lost health, but also lost economic output.… Expand
Chronic disease prevention: health effects and financial costs of strategies to reduce salt intake and control tobacco use
In 2005, WHO set a global goal to reduce rates of death from chronic (non-communicable) disease by an additional 2% every year. To this end, we investigated how many deaths could potentially be… Expand
Chronic diseases and injuries in India
Chronic diseases (eg, cardiovascular diseases, mental health disorders, diabetes, and cancer) and injuries are the leading causes of death and disability in India, and we project pronounced increases… Expand
Reducing the global burden of hazardous alcohol use: a comparative cost-effectiveness analysis.
- D. Chisholm, J. Rehm, M. van Ommeren, M. Monteiro
- Journal of studies on alcohol
- 1 November 2004
OBJECTIVE Intervention strategies are available for reducing the high global burden of hazardous alcohol use as a risk factor for disease, but little is known about their potential costs and effects… Expand
The mental health workforce gap in low- and middle-income countries: a needs-based approach.
- T. Bruckner, R. Scheffler, +6 authors S. Saxena
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
- 1 March 2011
OBJECTIVE To estimate the shortage of mental health professionals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). METHODS We used data from the World Health Organization's Assessment Instrument for… Expand
Comprehensive mental health action plan 2013-2020.
- S. Saxena, M. Funk, D. Chisholm
- Psychology, Medicine
- Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue…
- 28 September 2015
Twenty years ago, a book was published entitled World mental health: problems and priorities in low-income countries (1). A few years later in 2001, the World Health Organization (WHO) devoted its… Expand
Cost‐effectiveness of First‐line Antiepileptic Drug Treatments in the Developing World: A Population‐level Analysis
- D. Chisholm
- 1 May 2005
Summary: Purpose: To establish the population‐level costs and cost‐effectiveness of first‐line antiepileptic drug (AED) treatments for reducing the treatment gap in developing countries.