Seminar on Global Mental Health

In collaboration with University of Copenhagen’s School of Global Health, the Global Health Section has the pleasure to invite you to a one-day seminar: ‘Who works on Global Mental Health in Denmark? – An exploratory stakeholder seminar’. The seminar will be held on 21 October 2015. Our aim is to bring together key stakeholders to discuss how to advance the agenda of global mental health.

Read more information about the event in the invitation or at the School of Global Health‘s website.

09.30 – 09.55 Welcome and Introduction by Ib C. Bygbjerg, Professor, MD, DSCiMed, Head of Studies and Course Leader at the Copenhagen School of Global Health.

09.55 – 10.20 Mental Health in Ethiopia – Building Capacity by Markos Tesfaye, Consultant Psychiatrist, Jimma University Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia.

10.20 – 10.45 Social Determinants of Mental Health by Jane Brandt Sørensen, Ph.D. student, Section of Global Health, University of Copenhagen.

10.45 – 11.00 Q&A

11.00 – 11.15 Break

11.15 – 11.40 Advocating for Mental Health & Influencing Policy by Knud Kristensen, President of Landsforeningen SIND

11.40 – 12.05 A Global Perspective on Mental Health – From Burden to Empowerment by Jens Peter Eckardt, Chief Analyst at Bedre Psykiatri

12.05 – 12.30 Q&A

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.45 Workshop
• Health Promotion
• Prevention
• Treatment

14.45 – 15.00 Break

15.00 – 16.00 Plenary Session: Discussion of workshop content, what we learned today and concrete ideas of action.

16.00 – 17.00 Reception hosted by University of Copenhagen’s School of Global Health


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