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Global Mental Health and Development

Edited by: Prof Harry Minas

This series of articles in International Journal of Mental Health Systems  explores the ways in which the concerns and objectives of global mental health overlap with and contribute to the objectives and promise of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. They critically examine the assertion that is the title of the Movement for Global Mental Health position statement on mental health in the post-2015 development agenda – that Mental health is essential to achieve sustainable development.

When submitting your manuscript, which may be research, review, debate or any other of the article types accepted by IJMHS, please state in the covering letter that you wish it to be considered for this thematic series. All manuscripts will undergo the standard peer review process.

  1. The negotiations on the SDG goals and targets, leading to the sustainable development Declaration in September 2015, are now in the final stages. Ensuring that people with mental disorders are not left behind ...

    Authors: Harry Minas, Atsuro Tsutsumi, Takashi Izutsu, Kathryn Goetzke and Graham Thornicroft

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2015 9:12

    Content type: Debate

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  2. The Millennium Development Goals have guided development co-operation in the 15 years up to 2015, achieving some significant progress in the priorities on which they focused. As the framework for the post-2015...

    Authors: Julian Eaton, Ritsuko Kakuma, Alexandra Wright and Harry Minas

    Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2014 8:28

    Content type: Debate

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