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Event Date: 2016-08-15       Event Time: 8 am - 5 pm

Event Title: HSPR Summer School 2016: Global Mental Health - Research and Action

Location: King’s College London, London, England

Description: The Centre for Global Mental Health (CGMH), a collaboration between King’s Health Partners (including the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, presents the Global Mental Health Summer School Course 2016.

This four day course, designed and taught by members of the CGMH, will provide participants with an in depth understanding of the issues encompassed by the discipline of GMH including: the public health significance of mental health in a global context; the challenges involved in scaling up evidence-based interventions to close the 'treatment gap' and the application of epidemiological and health systems research methodologies in furtherance of the global mental health agenda. The course will also provide a fresh look at progress made towards achieving the aims of the global mental health agenda and present the findings of recent work undertaken by CGMH members.

The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience is a School of King’s College London and is Europe’s largest centre for research and postgraduate education in psychiatry, psychology, basic and clinical neuroscience.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.

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