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New Delhi,[India] November 5, 2017( ANI ): The second day of the 21st WFMH World Congress witnessed discussions on cinema and mental health; and the proper operationalisation of the soon to be implemented Mental Healthcare Act 2017.
Hence, the theme advocated this year by the WFMH is quite appropriate.
New Delhi [India], Nov 2 ( ANI ): The 21st WFMH World Congress, organised by The World Federation of Mental Health, the largest global alliance of mental health professionals, national health associations, NGOs, policy experts, and other institutions, was inaugurated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at The Ashok, New Delhi today.
These are among the many crucial issues the WFMH hopes to address through the implementation phase of its WFMH Africa initiative, the organisation said in a statement.
New Delhi [India], Nov 1 ( ANI ): The World Federation for Mental Health, the largest global alliance of mental health professionals, national health associations, NGOs, policy experts, and other institutions, will be organising the 21st WFMH World Congress from November 2-5 at The Ashok.
I can think of no better place to hold the 21st WFMH World Congress than India, a country that has been able to bring the past and the future together.
Of major concern is that the mental health consequences of the hardship and trauma created by violence and disruption are generally being ignored by combatants on both sides of these conflicts, the WFMH says.
WFMH is an international interdisciplinary membership organization based in Virginia whose mission is to promote, among all people and nations, the highest possible level of mental health in its broadest biological, medical, educational and social aspect.
Varying levels of understanding and acceptance of ADHD throughout the world,(4) make it more difficult for individuals with ADHD, and their families, to obtain the right information," said Leo de Graaf, president of Mental Health Europe, a member organization of the WFMH.
According the WFMH report, studies suggest that depression increases the risk of developing type-2 diabetes more than 20% in young adults.
The WFMH has also launched a global online directory of mental health patient/service user, family member/caregiver support groups, and mental health advocacy and awareness organisations.
Participants agreed to support a WFMH Africa Initiative on AIDS that will raise the profile of existing collaborative efforts, best practices and tools, and further mobilise and bring together organisations committed to greater collaboration between the mental health and HIV fields.
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