health care

Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare


Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment.

World Patient Safety Day

Global Campaign,

In May 2019, the 72nd World Health Assembly endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on the 17th of September.

The main objective of World Patient Safety Day is to raise global awareness about patient safety and encourage global solidarity and action.

8th European Conference on Mental Health


The 8th European Conference on Mental Health will take place 2nd-4th October in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Abstract submission is now open!

The 2019 Cochrane Colloquium

Santiago, Chile,

The 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will take place in Santiago, Chile on 22 - 25 October 2019.

The Cochrane Colloquium is an annual event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss putting research into important global health questions and promoting evidence-informed health care.

Treat Addiction Like Cancer

Likewise cancer, addiction is a complex disease that requires being addressed by an integral, balanced and multidisciplinary approach. Currently, within the healthcare systems, there are available treatment options for cancer that are evidence-based while for addiction have essentially developed outside the public sector, into a loosely organized care network composed mainly of non-integrated facilities or units that are run by private individuals or community-type organizations.