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Healing invisible wounds: Improving Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs in conflict-affected societies
March 2, 2016J Building – B1-080 – The World Bank - from 3:40PM - 5:30PM ET

This panel highlights the need of responding to mental health needs in Fragile and Conflict States (FCS) and showcases different approaches that have been adopted and adapted at the community and local levels taking into account cultural, social, fiscal and political realities, and involving communities and different sectoral stakeholders.

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Meeting password: 3FvqDHkr 

Meeting number: 730890041

This panel highlights the need of responding to mental health needs in Fragile and Conflict States (FCS) and showcases different approaches that have been adopted and adapted at the community and local levels taking into account cultural, social, fiscal and political realities, and involving communities and different sectoral stakeholders.

The Panel's objectives are:

  • Raise awareness that scaled up implementation of mental health and psychosocial support services in primary health care and community settings, particularly in FCS, matter for economic and social development, the achievement of the twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity. 
  • Showcase successful and promising practices and experiences in delivering integrated mental health and psychosocial support services in low-resource contexts, particularly at the community and local levels, in FCS.
  • Tim Evans, Senior Director

    Health, Nutrition & Population GP, World Bank
  • Patricio Marquez, Lead Health Specialist

    Health, Nutrition & Population GP, World Bank
  • Alys Willman, Senior Social Development Specialist

    GCFDR, CCSA
  • David Rummel, Assistant Professor and Producer of "Mental Health Challenges in West Africa"

    University of British Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
  • Humberto Castillo, Director

    National Institute of Mental Health
  • Paula Gaviria Betancur, General Director

    Unit for the Integral Reparation and Attention of Victims
  • Henny Slegh, Senior researcher and Program Advisor

    PROMUNDO - Great Lakes Region
  • Akiko Ito, Chief of the Secretariat

    UN Convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities
  • Alexandre Marc, Chief Specialist

    GCFDR-Fragility, Conflict & Violence-CCSA
  • Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor

    GPSURR - World Bank