Global mental health: reflections on how we got here and where we go next
Recording of a talk given by Professor Vikram Patel and held at 5-6pm on 26 October 2016 at the John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Building, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
About Professor Vikram Patel
Professor Vikram Patel is a Psychiatrist and a Professor in international mental health. He is the Co-Founder and former Director of the Centre for Global Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Co-Director of the Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions at the Public Health Foundation of India, and the Co-Founder of Sangath, an Indian NGO dedicated to research in the areas of child development, adolescent health, and mental health.
Professor Patel has contributed extensively to the field of international mental health and is best known for his work on child development and mental disability in low-resource settings. In April 2015, he was listed as one of the world's 100 most influential people by TIME magazine for his significant activism, innovation and achievement in the field.