Psychology & Psychiatry

Why we must decolonise mental health

In 2017, the UN Special Rapporteur Dr. Dainius PÅ«ras noted that mental healthcare services around the world were in a crisis and rightly called for a 'revolution' in mental healthcare. He identified problems of power asymmetries, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Too much information? Privacy questions over S. Korea virus details

Allegations of affairs, revelations of membership of religious sects: South Korea's openness about infected patients has been key in its fight against the coronavirus but raised uncomfortable questions over privacy and stigmatisation.

Health

How the media can help protect people with albinism

Albinism is a rare genetic condition which affects the pigment in the eyes, hair and skin. In the US about 1 person in 17,000 has albinism. In Africa the prevalence is estimated to range between 1 in 1100 to 1 in 15,000. ...

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