Global mental health and psychosocial support conference

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Global mental health and psychosocial support conference

When: 5-6 June 2017

Where: Central London, UK

What: This two day conference in central London on 5th and 6th June 2017 is aimed at NGO staff, academics, clinicians, government officials and others working in the field of global health who are interested in the latest developments and debates around psychological and psychosocial interventions globally.

There will be a number of parallel symposia on topics such as: reverse innovation and mutual learning; interventions in global mental health and psychosocial support; sustainability and scaling up; models of health partnerships; and helping the helpers.

Food and refreshments will be provided.

There are over 50 invited speakers, including:

  • Lord Crisp, Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health
  • Dr Matthew Patrick, Chief Executive, South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Edward Byrne AC, President & Principal, King’s College London
  • Prof Vikram Patel, Harvard Medical School
  • Ncazelo Ncube, 'Tree of Life' developer
  • Dr Fathy Flefel, Palestine Red Crescent Society
  • Dr Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith, City University of New York
  • Chris Underhill, Basic Needs & mhNOW
  • Prof Graham Thornicroft, King's College London
  • Amani Chibashimba Christian & Dr Katy Robjant, Vivo International
  • Dr Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu, Makerere University, Uganda
  • Prof Nimisha Patel, University of East London
  • Dr Melanie Abas, King's College London
  • Prof David Richards, University of Exeter
  • Andrew Jones, THET

More information and details on speakers or download the event programme.

The conference offers a concessionary rate for NGOs that work with mental health issues.

Registration for this event has now gone live

Last booking date for this event: 1st June 2017