With limited data, suicide prevention still in limbo in development

Unlike chronic diseases or deadly viruses like AIDS or Ebola, suicide as a cause of death barely gets any attention from aid donors. Why is that so, and can we change the trend? We look into the issue.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.