Brazil

1. Alcohol Users in São Paulo

Research project analyzes alcohol use, abuse, and dependence data from the São Paulo Megacity Health Survey.

2. Biological Markers and Mental Health as Determinants of Pregnancy, Maternal and Childhood Outcomes: A Large Cohort Study from Pregnancy to Two Years of Postpartum 

Building capacity in Brazil to perform birth cohort research; in this project we look at nutritional biomarkers and a variety of outcomes. 

 

3. Brazilian Yellow Fever Surveillance

Genomic and phlogenetic charaterization of Brazilian yellow fever virus strains. Article

 

4. Cities and Mental Health: Examining Social Determinants of Mental Disorders in Large Urban Areas in Multicentric Analysis of the World Mental Health Survey Initiative

Project studies social determinants of mental disorders in the ten megacities (+10 million inhabitants) of the World Mental Health Survey Initiative.

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United States of America

 

5. Drug Abuse in Rio de Janeiro: Risk, Vulnerability and Public Policies

Project studies risk factors for substance use and abuse and intervention strategies to prevent risks for HIV/STI and Hepatitis C among drug users in Rio de Janeiro.

 

6. Drug Abuse Prevention in Schools

Program investigates drug abuse prevention programs in Brazilian schools.

 

7. Factors associated with access to healthcare use in Manaus, Brazil

Project investigates socio-economic, environmental, psychiatric symptoms, quality of life and access to healthcare among residents of Manaus, in the northern region of Brazil.

 

8. Global Doctors for Choice, Globalized Motherhood

Network of physicians working to strengthen reproductive healthcare and conduct comparative policy investigations on transnational adoption, migrant domestic work, reproductive tourism, and work-family policies.

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Colombia, Ghana, Mexico, South Africa

 

9. Global Mental Health Hub: Latin America

Program aims to scale up mental health services and develop a training program for young leaders in the region.

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Argentina, Chile

 

10. Patent Laws & Access

Project examines the global implementation of new patent laws, the political economy of their implemention, and implications for access to medicines.

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Argentina, Egypt, India, Mexico, South Africa

 

11. RedeAmericas: Network for Mental Health Research in the Americas

This collaborative research effort is designed to address fundemental gaps in public mental health services and is also tied to capacity building and community engagement. Article, Article

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12. Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Longitudinal and Cross-National Study of the Effects of Retirement on Health 

Given current policy interest in increasing the retirement age and economic benefits of delaying retirement, this project explores the health effects of retirement timing throughout the world. Article

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Chile, China, France, Jordan, India, Kenya (involving Columbia’s Global Centers in these countries with funding from President's Global Innovation Fund)

 

13.Teenage Alcohol and Drug Use

Data collection project focuses on alcohol and drug use by middle and high school students.

 

14. Urbanicity, Childhood Trauma and Adolescent Comorbid Psychopathology in Brazil and Chile

Program trains Brazilian/Chilean researchers on mental health research tools and develops a study on psychiatric disorders for transitions from childhood to adolescence and risk factors.

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Chile

 

15.Teenage Alcohol and Drug Use (Waiting for Title) 

Global surveillance to detect and prevent spillover of pathogens of pendemic potential that can move between wildlife and people. Website 

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Bolivia

 

16.Teenage Alcohol and Drug Use (Waiting for Title) 

Genetic characterization of the Wyeomyia group of orthobunyaviruses and their phlogenetic relationships. Article