WHO Mental Health Forum 2019

The President of the Union for Mental Health of Russia Natalia Treushnikova attended the WHO Mental Health Forum 2019 that was held on 14-15 October in Zeneva. The Forum discussed progress on WHO’s Mental Health Action Plan in countries. The theme for the Mental Health Forum this year was “Enhancing Country Action on Mental Health,” reflecting the vision of WHO’s 13th General Programme of Work.
 
Highlights in this year’s programme included the following:
High-Level Segment: Mental Health on the Political Agenda
It was noted that mental health’s position on the political agenda has significantly risen over the last year. The Forum reviewed the progress, learned  about new initiatives and discussed ways to enhance country action. The WHO Special Initiative for Mental Health (2019-2023): the Universal Health Coverage for Mental Health conceived to strategically advance policies, advocacy and human rights, and scale-up quality interventions and services for people with mental health conditions, including substance use and neurological disorders.
 
The Forum launched the mhGAP Community Toolkit, aimed at increasing and facilitating country action and community implementation of mental health, and of the publications Preventing suicide: a resource for pesticide registrars and regulators and Preventing suicide: a resource for filmmakers.
The Forum discussed also how WHO tools are supporting the implementation of policies and mental health interventions in different age groups and across different settings, and how to do better.
 
Under the preparation of the III Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century, Natalia Treushnikova held a meeting with members of the International Organizing Committee including the Chair, Professor Norman Sartorius; Dr.Shekhar Saxena and Dr. Judy Kuriansky where the progress was discussed. Consultations were held also with the Mental Health Division at the Regional office for Europe.

Related posts

21 September 2017

WORLD ALZHEIMER’S DAY

According to the World Health Organization data set out as part of the 2017-2025 Global action plan of the Public...

28 April 2016

PROF. VLADIMIR D. MENDELEVICH, DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH OF PROBLEMS OF MENTAL HEALTH, WHO-EXPERT, ADDRESSED WELCOME WORDS TO THE CONGRESS PARTICIPANTS

Prof. Vladimir D. Mendelevich, Director of Institute for Research of Problems of Mental Health, WHO-expert, Head of Department of Medical and...

1 December 2016

Call for Late Breaking Abstracts

  Your research and your participation are what will make EPA 2017 one of the leading congresses for advancing patient...

7 December 2017

#LOVEDIVERSITY BY UNESCO CHAIR AT IT TRALEE

Source: http://unescoittralee.com/ The UNESCO Chair on Inclusive Physical Education, Sport, Recreation & Fitness at the Institute of Technology Tralee announced a...

25 December 2020

Merry Christmas And Happy New Year!

3 October 2018

Welcome Address from WHO

Dr. Svetlana Akselrod, Assistant Director-General of WHO for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health

17 September 2020

International Journal of Global Social Work About the Congress

By Natalia Treushnikova   СТАТЬЯ В ПРИЛОЖЕНИИ

29 March 2016

The World Association for Dynamic Psychiatry (WADP) has become an official International partner of the Congress on Mental Health

The World Association for Dynamic Psychiatry (WADP) has become an official International partner of the Congress on Mental Health: Meeting...

19 May 2017

World Health Statistics 2017

    Source: World Health Organization Almost half of all deaths globally are now recorded with a cause, new data...

3 May 2017

26th European Congress of Psychiatry – EPA 2018

  The 26th Congress of the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) will take place 3-6 March 2018 at the Nice Acropolis Convention...