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.