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March 18, 2010

Can Developing Economies Afford to Ignore Mental Health?

The Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sommer Hall
615 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
1.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Speakers include:

Vikram Patel, MD, PhD
Professor of International Mental Health & Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Sangath, Goa, India.
Presentation: The stage is set for new possibilities in global mental health.

Florence Baingana, MB, ChB, M Med Psychiatry
Research Fellow, Makerere University School of Public Health. Research Fellow, Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science. 
Presentation: The decision to integrate mental health into primary health care: Uganda case study

Martin Knapp, PhD
Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science. Professor of Health Economics, Institute of Psychiatry.
Presentation: How economics influences the case for mental health on the world stage. 

Shekhar Saxena, MD
Programme Manager, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, WHO. Coordinator, Evidence, Research and Action on Mental and Brain Disorders, WHO.
Presentation: WHO cares: Advancing the cause of global mental health.

Directions

From I-95 North

Take I-95 North to Exit 53 (I-395 North) into downtown Baltimore.
Turn right at Pratt Street (by the Baltimore Convention Center).
Stay on Pratt for 1.4 miles to South Broadway.
Turn left onto South Broadway.
Turn left from North Broadway onto Monument Street.
Turn left from Monument Street onto Washington Street.
Enter the parking garage on the right.

From I-95 South

Take I-95 south toward Baltimore to Exit 57 (Boston Street and O’Donnell Street).
Proceed on Boston Street approximately two miles and turn left onto Fleet Street.
Follow Fleet Street to South Broadway.
Turn right on South Broadway.
Turn left from North Broadway onto Monument Street.
Turn left from Monument Street onto Washington Street.
Enter the parking garage on the right.

Contact

Jaimie Toroney

E Mail:
jtoroney@jhsph.edu

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