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GMH Seminar: Psychosocial responses in humanitarian crises

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This month UCL's Global Mental Health Working Group warmly welcomes Dr Peter Hughes to speak on psychosocial responses in humanitarian settings at our lunchtime seminar on Thursday 30 November.


Dr Peter Hughes will describe his experiences of working in the field globally and will discuss ways to provide appropriate psychological and social support to communities affected by humanitarian disasters. Peter will also discuss his work with the World Health Organisation’s mhGAP intervention guide in primary care settings.


About the speaker: Dr Peter Hughes is a Consultant Psychiatrist based at Springfield University Hospital, part of South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust. Peter is also currently an honorary senior lecturer at King’s College London and co-lead of the King’s Health Partnership links to Sierra Leone and Somaliland as well as a consultant for the World Health Organisation, and trainer in mhGAP. Peter has over 10 years of experience of global work in humanitarian settings and has trained a large number of local healthcare professionals. In 2011, he was awarded the Presidential Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2011 for his work as an international psychiatrist.


This event is free of charge to attend, but we kindly ask you to register in advance as places are limited.

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