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Global Mental Health: Addressing the Global Burden of Depression

April 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Depression is one of the world’s leading causes of disability, but according to the World Health Organisation, only a small proportion of those affected have access to treatment, while stigma and misunderstanding are problems everywhere. In this panel discussion, hear how the experience of depression is a global phenomenon – and what we can learn, worldwide, about how to treat it.

Speakers confirmed:

Professor Michael King, UCL

Professor Vikram Patel, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Jagannath Lamichhane, Principle Co-ordinator of the Movement for Global Mental Health, and Founder of the Nepal Mental Health Foundation

Professor Glyn Lewis, UCL

Palmira Fortunato dos Santos, Ministry of Health, Department of Mental Health, Mozambique

Registration: 1630

Event begins: 1700


UCL Institute for Global Health


Kennedy Lecture Theatre
UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH United Kingdom
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