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Mymindmyfunk-Sitawa Wafula- Mental

Please see information below from Sitawa Wafula, Kenyan based mental health advocate —  website www.mymindmyfunk. Thank you Sitawa for sending us this information to share!  My name is Sitawa Wafula, I am a Kenyan based mental health advocate. My work … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS DISABILITY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT — Worldwide

CALL FOR PAPERS BY THE JOURNAL DISABILITY AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. PLEASE SEE ANNOUNCEMENT BELOW AND CONTACT OUR WONDERFUL MEMBER JANA OFFERGELD FOR MORE INFORMATION.  Behinderung und internationale Entwicklung Disability and International Development C/o Institute for Inclusive Development, Wandastr. 9, 45136 … Continue reading

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The Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health launched today!! — Canada

We are happy to share with you information about The Global Coalition on Youth Mental Health that was launched today at the University of Toronto, Canada. Please  sign onto their coalition and spread social media messages of awareness and support. … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Human Rights in Cameroon – an update — Cameroon

We are very happy to share with you an update from our member in Cameroon, Didier Demassosso. Didier has been a strong voice for mental health and human rights in Cameroon and he has just been recently awarded a Cameroon … Continue reading

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Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative — Nigeria

Please see below for information and links regarding the Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative in Nigeria: The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI) is a Not-For-Profit, Non-Governmental Organization founded and duly registered in Nigeria. Our core mandate centers on mental health interventionist … Continue reading

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New Reports and Publications from USP-Kenya —- Kenya

Please see below link for new reports and publications by our colleagues at Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in Kenya. Thank you to Michael Njenga for sending these updates to us to share with you. Reports include “An Advisory on Registration … Continue reading

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Nigeria now includes MENTAL HEALTH in HIV/AIDS care and support — Nigeria

From our member in Nigeria, Gede Foundation, we are very excited to announce that for the first time Nigeria has included mental health into routine HIV/AIDS care and support in the National HIV AIDS Strategic Framework 2017-2021 (Gede Co-Chaired the … Continue reading

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Triumph Uganda – Mental Health Support and Recovery Program — Uganda

We are very pleased to continue to receive information and share with you programs and organizations working to improve mental health services and support from around the world. Thank you to Robinah Alambuya for sending us this information on a … Continue reading

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9th International Disability Law School NUI — Galway

Many MHWW members will be participating in the 9th International Disability Law Summer School next week at NUI in Galway. So excited to see this year’s theme on psychosocial disability!! Have a great week and here’s hoping many wonderful discussions … Continue reading

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5th Global Mental Health Summit MGMH — Johannesburg

The 5th Global Mental Health Summit is now open for registration. Please attend if you can. Takes place February 2018 in Johannesburg – see link below for details. Our own Charlene Sunkel is the principal coordinator and contact person. Great … Continue reading

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