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2023 ONLINE ARTICLES
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Ohio, Statehouse News Beaureu

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NOVEMBER 17, 2023

How Athens County is using ‘friendship benches’ to address a growing public health concern

2021 ONLINE ARTICLES

 

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2020 PRESS & ARTICLES
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BBC WORLD SERVICE

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JUNE 30, 2020

The 'Grandma benches of Zimbabwe'

After years of economic turmoil, unemployment and HIV...

KINGS COLLEGE LND.

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MAY 27, 2020

Anxiety needs global health attention.  This is the first report of this finding from a  low income country.

BBC WORLD SERVICE

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MAY 28, 2020

FRIENDSHIP BENCH; 'community grandmothers' helping the anxious

in Zimbabwe during Covid19

2019 ONLINE ARTICLES
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TIMES magazine

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JANUARY 23, 2019

How Zimbabwe's grandmothers are turning the tide on mental health- World Economic Forum 2019

YouTube - VIDEO 

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FEBRUARY 11,  2019

Davos 2019, training grandmothers to treat depression in Zimbabwe, Dr. Dixon Chibanda

Fast Company

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APRIL 5,  2019

How a wooden bench in Zimbabwe is starting a revolution in mental health

BBC World Service

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OCTOBER 11,  2019

NDR, German News

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OCTOBER 15 ,  2019

Alan J Flisher Memorial Lecture

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NOVEMBER 5 ,  2019

Bloomberg - VIDEO

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JANUARY 23,  2019

Grandmas to be therapists using a locally-built wooden chair. Welcome to the Friendship Bench 

Borgen Project

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MARCH 8,  2019

Mental health is something that is often easy to overlook, especially if you come from a low-income...

The Guardian 

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APRIL 30,  2019

Busting the myth that depression doesn't affect people in poor countries

New York Times

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JULY 22,  2019

Falling Walls

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SEPTEMBER 4,  2019

7d NEWS

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OCTOBER 12,  2019

weforum.org

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FEBRUARY 7, 2019

In Zimbabwe, the term for depression is kufungisisa, which translates to “thinking too much.”

The Economist

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MARCH 16,  2019

What disease reveals about mental health care; Talk is cheep.

Rockefeller Found.

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MARCH 16,  2019

Rotary Silicon V.

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AUGUST 13,  2019

BBC World Service

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OCTOBER 10,  2019

2017 ONLINE ARTICLES

 

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VOA NEWS

JANUARY 3, 2017

Zimbabwe Tackles Mental

Health With 'Friendship

Benches'

ALJAZEERA

MARCH 14, 2017

How grandmothers help fight depression in Zimbabwe

THE GUARDIAN

APRIL 14, 2017

Harare's park bench grandmas: 'I speak to them and feel a load is lifted off my heart'

NEWS DEEPLY

NOVEMBER 03, 2017

In Zimbabwe, 

‘Grandmothers’ on Benches

Help Fight Depression

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