Mental Health Stories

Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, October 9-10, 2018 London, United Kingdom

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I was invited to be a speaker and panellist at the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, hosted by the UK Government, in partnership with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), with support from the World Health Organization (WHO).

The Summit brought together political leaders, innovators, experts-by-experience, policy makers and civil society to share the most innovative approaches to mental health around the world.

My presentation focused on an Integrated Approach to Rehabilitating IDPs with Dignity under Multisectoral Investment Programs as part of the workstream session on “The Economics of, and Investment in, Mental Health.”

Click on the link below to read the report.

Rehabilitating IDPs with Dignity under Multisectoral Investment Programs_PDF

 

 

High-Level Meeting “Moving the Needle: Mental Health Stories from Around the World”

I was invited to speak at a High-Level Meeting “Moving the Needle: Mental Health Stories from Around the World”, organized by the World Bank Group, with the support of the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Embassy of Canada, as part of 2018 WBG-IMF Spring Meetings, on April 19, 2018.

This event focused on Mental Health stories from around the World including those arising from situations of conflict and vulnerability.

I presented a summary of my report titled – “An Integrated Approach to Rehabilitating IDPs with Dignity” with a focus on mental health effects of displacement – the felt but unseen burden of displaced persons.

Click on the link below to read the report.

An Integrated Approach to Rehabilitating IDPs with Dignity” with a focus on Mental Health effects of Displacement

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