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Global Perspectives: Mental Health in a COVID-19 World

45mn

In partnership with World Psychiatric Association.

Despite the growing evidence about the impact of mental illnesses, mental health services continue showing big gaps. Even the current radical changes in organization, financing, treatment technology, and consumer demand for access and delivery of health services are not showing any big influence on the mental health scene in many countries.
While discussing impacts of current pandemic and disasters on global mental health, the session will highlight that there is no health without mental health and innovation, networking and basic training as well as better models of care using simple but effective paradigms need to be put in place if these countries are to provide better health services especially in current and post COVID-19 world.