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In the global spotlight: Khuluma mentor delivers insightful presentation at International Workshop on HIV & Adolescence

Published on Oct 24, 2023

In October 2023, Given Monama presented research conducted by Khuluma Mentors on the challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV in low-income settings in South Africa, and proposed participant-centred solutions to the HIV treatment gap.


Announcing Sparks Meet-Up 2023

Published on Sep 14, 2023

SHM Foundation co-organises Sparks Meet-Up, a first-of-its-kind conference fostering connections in global mental health


SHM Foundation's Annual Report: 2021-2022 is out now!

Published on Jul 25, 2023

The report captures a detailed journey of our diverse projects to support communities from 2021-2022.


Zumbido Pulse: How to value experts by experience

Published on Feb 02, 2023

The latest edition shares insights from our approach to involving experts by experience in the design and implementation of mental health support systems for young people living with HIV


SHM Foundation's Annual Report: 2020-2021 published!

Published on Aug 22, 2022

The report captures a detailed journey of our diverse projects to support communities in 2020-2021.


The Caravan of Joy and Tears: PHOLA documentary showcases the power of art and community in healing from trauma

Published on Jul 20, 2022

Our partner, PHOLA, is the subject of a new documentary film showcasing the impact of their work in supporting survivors of gender-based violence in South Africa


Ember impact evaluation paper published in BMJ Global Health

Published on May 10, 2022

Ember is an SHM Foundation initiative to support grassroots innovation in mental health in low and middle income countries. Ember's first published evaluation shares insights about the initiative's impact and makes recommendations for other stakeholders looking to support community-based mental health organisations


Characterising mobile phone use among AT users in Indonesia and Sierra Leone

Published on Mar 22, 2022

This report shares research conducted as part of the international AT2030 progamme, exploring phone use among people with disabilities, carers and potential assistive technology users in informal settlements


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