Psychosocial response to the Ebola Emergency- live Q+A session with Peter Hughes
On December 17th, at 2pm UK time (GMT) Dr. Peter Hughes will be hosting a live question and answer session on the psychosocial effects of the current Ebola Crisis in West Africa.
Dr. Peter Hughes is Consultant Psychiatrist Springfield University Hospital London, Chair of Volunteering Special Interest Group at Royal College of Psychiatrists, a mhGAP Trainer and Lead for Mental health Kings Hospital Links to Sierra Leone and Somaliland.
Dr Peter Hughes conducted a WHO mission to Sierra Leone during October and November 2014. This was a planning mission to develop a strategy around psychosocial and mental health response to Ebola in Sierra Leone. The result is a plan to roll out a district nurse led service in the districts using Psychological First Aid to support of survivors, and providing training to staff in basic interventions such as psychological first aid and mhGAP.
Everyone is welcome to attend the event. To join, please email email@example.com using the subject 'Webinar Registration', and include your name and organization in the email. You will then receive detailed instructions on how to join the webinar.
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If you are unable to join the webinar live, a link to the recording of the webinar will be later posted in the community section on MHIN.
Missed the Webinar?
In case you weren't able to join us on the 17th and would like to listen to the webinar, head over to our webinars page or click here: Psychosocial Aspects of the Ebola Emergency and Response to listen to Peter's session.