Promoting good health and well-being (SDG 3) through the prevention, treatment and promotion of mental health is essential to sustainable development, particularly as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. This paper explores the psychological implications of suffering for high-risk populations during the pandemic. To strengthen health systems and increase emergency preparedness for future global health threats, the benefits of addressing experiences of suffering in mental health service settings are discussed.
The Sustainable Development Goals call for countries to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment (Target 3.5) and for health services to be made universally available (Target 3.8). This paper is part of a broad, global effort to build the capacity of health systems in high-need settings to expand access to mental health services by integrating those services into primary care. In South Africa, nurses are at the heart of this integration effort, and our goal was to learn how best to support nurses to integrate mental health services into their work.
Factors previously associated with suicide are associated with risk of suicidal and self-harm behaviors in cyberbullying.
Social justice and food: discusses how to assess inequalities in access to home delivery of food during COVID-19 pandemic.
National food composition databases are essential for public health nutrition. A constant effort is needed to keep them up-to-date and of good quality.
Educating the leaders of tomorrow is an essential part of a sustainable future.
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The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 4, 2021,100043

An assessment of personal heat exposure measures and strategies to reduce heat risk.
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Epigenetics in Psychiatry (Second Edition) 2021, Pages 489-517

This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG 10 Reducing Inequalities by reviewing the research that has led to a greater understanding of how disruption of epigenetic regulation leads to cognitive deficits that are associated with intellectual disabilites.
This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by showing how patients with disorders of the central nervous system are unique in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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