Jessica Mackenzie is a research fellow for the research and policy in development program at ODI. Her work focuses on decision-making in policy formulation, research uptake and how to improve the role of knowledge in policy-making particularly within developing countries.
Mental illness affects one in four people in their lifetime, yet the issue is often missing from discussions on how to improve health care. Why — and what could change the situation? A #HealthyMeans guest commentary by the Overseas Development Institute’s Jessica MacKenzie.