MSc Global Mental Health - Launch Event
Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow/College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda
Monday, 26 March 2012 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)
MSc Global Mental Health
Global Mental Health is the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving mental health and achieving equity in mental health for all people worldwide.
It is estimated that four out of five people in low and middle-income countries who need services for mental, neurological and/or substance use disorders do not receive them (MH-Gap, 2008).
To celebrate the launch of the new MSc Global Mental Health programme at the University of Glasgow, the Institute of Health and Well-being cordially invites you to a knowledge exchange event on:
Monday 26th March 2012
9.30am to 5.00pm
Gannochy Seminar Room
Wolfson Medical Building
(Building C8 on the map below)
Guest Speakers will include:
Dr. Chhim Sotheara,
Executive Director of Trans-cultural Psychosocial Organisation (TPO) Cambodia
Presenting on mental health and psychosocial interventions in Cambodia
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Compass
Presenting on the mental health needs of asylum seeking and refugee populations in Glasgow
Dr Jim Crabb
Consultant Psychiatrist, NHS Forth Valley
Presenting on his mental health work in Ghana and Malawi
The event will provide important opportunities for individuals interested in Global Mental Health to learn more about the MSc programme and to network with each other.
The event is full-subsidised and no registration fee will be charged.
For more information see our website: