by Priya Menon for Times of India
citiesRISE co-founders Moitreyee Sinha and Chris Underhill share learnings on the World Economic Forum’s Davos 2018 World Agenda blog series. In a rapidly changing world where there is a strong need to create a shared future in a fractured world, citiesRISE is shaping conversations at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting for strengthened commitment for […]
Berlin, Germany – 12 October 2017 – The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) today inaugurated its new president, Helen Herrman, and launched its 2017-2020 Action Plan that sets a bold new agenda for how psychiatrists can elevate their role in addressing global mental health challenges through collaborative action and stronger links to communities around the world.
A city-driven initiative to close the global mental health gap was launched in New York yesterday, with hopes of capitalising on local networks to support the 450 million people affected worldwide.
Cities have an inherent creativity, energy, and entrepreneurial capacity that captivate millions of people. Such characteristics are frequently identified as a boon for startups and businesses, but their reach goes much farther. Urban ecosystems have great potential as solution hubs for a less-discussed area: mental health.
Memories of the HIV/AIDS epidemic are vivid for those who lived through the 1980s. It was everywhere and nowhere at the same time…
A global, collective action including private, public, social and philanthropic organizations will be announced to find and accelerate proven solutions that address the unmet need to improve mental health.