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.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan E. Méndez
The United Nations Special Rapporteur examines a number of the abusive practices commonly reported in health-care settings and describes how the torture and ill-treatment framework applies in this context. It identifies the policies that promote these practices and existing protection gaps, and the scope of State's obligations to regulate, control and supervise health-care practices with a view to preventing mistreatment under any pretext.
The reports from the OECD Mental Health and Work Project are looking at how the broader education, health, social and labour market policy challenges identified in Sick on the Job? Myths and Realities about Mental Health and Work (OECD, 2012) are being tackled in a number of OECD countries.
The Mexican government has amended its health law in a way that – for the first time — promises to transform the country’s mental health services to a community-based mental health system.
In this issue: WHO's Global Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020; New Era for Mental Health: China and Ghana; and more.
"Making Mental Health part of the Global Health Agenda": the Gulbenkian Global Mental Health Platform has been presented on the latest official WHO mhGAP Newsletter.