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Byron Bitanihirwe

Analysis Byron Bitanihirwe, Sean Mayberry and Maximilian Martin 7 April 2023

Calibrating philanthropic and charitable giving to mental health

Mental health problems remain a leading cause of disability worldwide, with emotional disorders, such as anxiety and depression, costing the global economy in the region of $1 trillion annually. Some factors known to impact mental health …

Opinion 1 Byron Bitanihirwe 12 March 2021

Harnessing the power of philanthropy to support mental health during Covid-19

As the nature of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to evolve, a number of socio-economic and public health vulnerabilities have been exposed. These vulnerabilities range from student equity and job uncertainty to overwhelmed healthcare systems – …