Announced: Innovations to show World Financial Leaders affordable mental health care is possible
MHIN is proud to announce the final list of innovations to be showcased at the Innovation Fair in Washington D.C.
On 13 April 2015, over 50 innovators will demonstrate to World Financial Leaders that improving mental health is not only possible in diverse countries and settings, but yields substantial return on investment— including health, social and economic benefits.
The Innovation Fair, coordinated by MHIN in conjunction with the World Bank Group (WBG) and the World Health Organization (WHO), will take place at Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington D.C as the inaugural event of the landmark “Out of the Shadows: Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority” meeting, co-hosted by the WBG and WHO. The event coincides with the annual Spring Meeting of the WBG and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The Innovation Fair is supported by supported by The Wellcome Trust with contribution from Grand Challenges Canada, US National Institute of Mental Health.
Featured innovations by region
We are pleased to announce the following innovations will be showcased at the Innovation Fair. In addition, poster presentations from 30 more innovators spread across all regions will also be highlighted - come along to find out who they are!
- Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA)
- Filling the Gap: Strengthening Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in the Middle East
- National Mental Health Programme in Lebanon