Global Mental Health: Addressing the Global Burden of Depression

Symposium on 24. April 2014

at the UCL Institute for Global Health

London

Grand Challenge of Global Health

Depression is one of the world’s leading causes of disability, but according to the World Health Organisation, only a small proportion of those affected have access to treatment, while stigma and misunderstanding are problems everywhere. In this panel discussion, hear how the experience of depression is a global phenomenon – and what we can learn, worldwide, about how to treat it.

Speakers

Professor Michael King, UCL

Professor Vikram Patel, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Jagannath Lamichhane, Principle Co-ordinator of the Movement for Global Mental Health, and Founder of the Nepal Mental Health Foundation

Professor Glyn Lewis, UCL

Palmira Fortunato dos Santos, Ministry of Health, Department of Mental Health, Mozambique

To attend or connect go to the UCL event pages

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