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The Mental Health of India’s Youth
The Mental Health of India’s Youth
The Mental Health of India’s Youth
The Mental Health of India’s Youth

The Mental Health of India’s Youth

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IMPRI Special Lecture on The Mental Health of India’s Youth by Prof Vikram Patel.

IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI Special Lecture – #WebPolicyTalk on

The Mental Health of India’s Youth

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:
Date: March 9, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live

Vikram Patel
Prof Vikram Patel
Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, USA;
Co-Founder and Member of Managing Committee, Sangath, India

Vikram Patel, MBBS, PhD is The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

He is an adjunct professor and joint director of the Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries at the Public Health Foundation of India, honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (where he co-founded the Centre for Global Mental Health in 2008), and is a co-founder of Sangath, an Indian NGO which won the MacArthur Foundation’s International Prize for Creative and Effective Institutions in 2008 and the WHO Public Health Champion of India award in 2016.

He is a fellow of the UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences and has served on several WHO expert and Government of India committees. His work on the burden of mental disorders, their association with poverty and social disadvantage, and the use of community resources for the delivery of interventions for their prevention and treatment has been recognized by the Chalmers Medal (Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, UK), the Sarnat Medal (US National Academy of Medicine), an honorary doctorate from Georgetown University, the Pardes Humanitarian Prize (the Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation), an honorary OBE from the UK Government and the Posey Leadership Award (Austin College).

He also works in the areas of child development and adolescent health. He was listed in TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential persons of the year in 2015.

Prabha Chandra
Prof Prabha ChandraProfessor and Head of Psychiatry at NIMHANS, Bangalore

Urvashi Prasad
Ms Urvashi Prasad, Public Policy Specialist, Office of Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog

Aparna Joshi 1

Dr Aparna JoshiAssistant Professor, School of Human Ecology; Project Director, iCALL & Sukoon, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

M Manjula
Dr M ManjulaProfessor, Consultant, Behavioural Medicine Unit, Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Paulomi sudhir
Dr Paulomi SudhirProfessor, Department of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Sadam Hanjabam
Sadam Hanjabam, Founder, Ya_All: The Youth Network, Manipur

Soumitra Pathare
Dr Soumitra PathareDirector, Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy, Indian Law Society (ILS), Pune

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