Gabriel Ivbijaro

Job role: 
Family Doctor
Member type: 
Educator / Academic
Policy Maker
Practitioner/Implementer
Service User Representative/Advocate
Brief Biography: 

Professor Ivbijaro is a specialist in Primary Care Mental Health and mental health service re-design. He produced ‘Integrating Mental Health Into Primary Care: a global perspective with WHO in 2008, has presented papers and original thinking on primary care mental health integration at many local and international conferences and has published a range of articles in peer reviewed journals. He recently edited a book entitled ‘Companion to Primary Care Mental Health’ an international collaboration of 110 authors from all continents of the world, published in 2012, to promote access to and delivery of primary care mental health globally which received a five star (100%) Doody’s Review.

He has contributed to the Mental Health Service Pack in the European Union (EU) which advocates for the development of mental health services in all member states of the EU and his contribution to the UK National Health Service was recognised in 2012 when he was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by her Majesty the Queen and is an International Distinguished Fellow of the APA (American Psychiatric Association). He is the President of the World Dignity Project (www.worlddignityproject.com) to address stigma.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
North America
Central America and the Caribbean
South America
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Population: 
Adults
Disorders of interest: 
All disorders
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Gabriel Ivbijaro

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WFMH Report: Mental Health in the Workplace

"Mental Health in the Workplace” is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017 and the World Federation for Mental Health has released a report to start the discussion on how we can define best practice in promoting mental health in the workplace.
Page type: 
Research summaries and systematic reviews
Approach: 
Policy and legislation
Empowerment and service user involvement
Detection and diagnosis
Training, education and capacity building
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World Mental Health Day 2016 Dignity in Mental Health – Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All

World Mental Health Day 2016 is fast approaching- this year's theme from the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) on 'Dignity in mental health – psychological and mental health first aid for all.’
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