The Latin American treatment and innovation network in mental health h (LATINMH): rationale and scope

Paulo R Menezes, Ricardo Araya, Jaime Miranda, David C Mohr, LeShanwndra N Price

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Abstract
Over the past 60 years Latin American countries have been experiencing noticeable demographic and socioeconomic changes, with marked impact on the population health in the region. There is growing recognition of the co-morbidity among mental and physical health problems impacting heavily on health care systems.
These challenges open many opportunities for transformational change in the expanding field of global mental health. Given the growing evidence for the wide applicability and efficacy of specific components included in mental health treatment packages, research should focus more on improving the organization and efficiency with which we deliver these specific treatment components already proven to be efficacious. The Latin American Treatment and Innovation Network in Mental Health (LATIN-MH) is a research and training Hub based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Lima, Peru. It aims to address the co-morbidity between physical and mental chronic diseases, exploring the opportunity to use technology to support the treatment of these conditions.
LATIN-MH strives to move beyond specific single-disease approaches and research silos, whilst maximizing the opportunities to work collaboratively with various groups in the Latin American region, thus contributing
to fostering research and building capacity in mental health research.

 


Resumen
Los países latinoamericanos han experimentado un cambio demográfico y socioeconómico notable en los últimos 60 años, los mismos que han tenido un efecto en la salud de las poblaciones de la región. Existe un creciente reconocimiento de la comorbilidad entre los problemas de salud físicos y mentales, que son los que más impactan a los sistemas de salud. Estos desafíos abren las posibilidades de lograr un cambio transformacional en el campo de salud mental global. Dada la amplia evidencia para la aplicabilidad y eficacia de los componentes específicos incluidos en los paquetes de tratamiento de salud mental, la investigación debe enfocarse más en mejorar la organización y eficacia con la cual proveemos estos componentes específicos que han demostrado ser eficaces. El Latin American Treatment and Innovation Network in Mental Health (LATIN-MH) es un nodo de investigación y entrenamiento basado en Sao Paulo, Brasil y Lima, Perú. Su meta es atacar la comorbilidad entre salud física y mental, explorando la oportunidad de usar tecnología para apoyar el tratamiento de estas condiciones. LATIN-MH busca ir más allá de estrategias de enfermedades únicas y silos de investigación, mientras se maximiza las oportunidades de trabajar en colaboración con varios grupos de la región latinoamericana para fomentar la investigación y crear capacidades en salud mental.


Palabras clave


salud mental; enfermedad crónica; creación de capacidad

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