The Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform, the Ministry of Health of Cape Verde, and the Association A Ponte organised this two-day seminar in the city of Praia, Cape Verde, on 23-24 March 2017.
Invitation to join WHO’s Global Clinical Practice Network for ICD-11 Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Mental health and primary care practitioners are invited to register and participate in a global network to help inform the development of the classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders in next version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).
Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union there have been repeated reports of a renewed use of psychiatry for political purposes. In this study, requested by the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights, Robert Van Voren analyses the current situation in mental health care in the former USSR.
The Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme for Anglophone West Africa: Improving Expertise for Sustained Advocacy on the African Continent
The Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme (mhLAP) is a five year capacity building project for mental health leaders and advocates in the five English speaking West Africa states (Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia). Shared by Jibril Abdulmalik, collaborative member of the Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform.
India’s “groundbreaking” Mental Healthcare Bill 2012, has been approved by the country’s cabinet, and is just a parliamentary nod away from being enacted, The Lancet reports.
Disability Rights International announced the creation of its newest advocacy office in Kiev, Ukraine.