Online Program

Global issues in mental health

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This session will feature presentations which address the public health challenges which occur as a result of global health issues . These are often not brought to the forefront due to societal stigma and cultural taboos. there will be a discussion of examples of global best practices .
Session Objectives: Discuss the current state of mental health and stigma in international health settings. Describe programs that strengthen mental health in international health settings.

Mental Health Services in the Dominican Republic from the Perspective of Health Care Providers   
Susan Caplan, PhD, APRN-BC, Kaila Queen, Medical Student, Ritu Nahar, Medical Student and Karen W. Lin, MD
Cash transfers and psychological well-being among orphaned and vulnerable adolescents: A longitudinal study in western Kenya   
Sylvia Shangani, Don Operario, PhD, Becky Genberg, PhD, Kipruto Kirwa, Miriam Midoun, ScM, Liangyuan Hu, Joseph Hogan, ScD, Lukoye Atwoli, David Ayuku, Omar Galarraga, PhD and Paula Braitstein

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Vietnam Caucus, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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