Presentations and photos of the Gulbenkian Forum on Mental Health “Socioeconomic crises and mental health: from research to action”
The Forum was held on 24-25 November 2016, in Lisbon. You may now access the presentation slides, the presentation videos and some photos of the Forum.
The final report on the assessment visit to forensic psychiatric hospitals in Ukraine was recently presented. The report is a joint publication of the Ombudsman for Human Rights and Human Rights in Mental Health-FGIP.
Our Stories, Our Lives is a documentary which captures the lived experiences of people with mental health problems in Chennai, India and Harare, Zimbabwe.
The replacement of the Brazilian mental health national coordinator, Dr. Roberto Tykanori, by Mr. Valencius Wurch, the ex-director in the 1990’s of one of the most terrible psychiatric hospitals of Brazil triggered national and international support to defend the reform and the movement "luta antimanicomial".
International workshop on mental health "Promoting rights of children and adults with psychosocial disabilities"
The Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform, the Global Initiative on Psychiatry-Tbilisi, and the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia co-organised the international workshop "Promoting rights of children and adults with psychosocial disabilities", on March 16-18, 2016.
On 13-14 April in Washington DC, the World Health Organization and the World Bank presented to ministers of finance and development agencies the expected economic, health and social returns from investing in mental health services.