About Samuel Okpaku
Role(s) / Profession(s)
- Administrator (CEO, COO, President, Executive)
Center for Health, Culture, and Society - CHCS
Website: http://chcsglobal.com/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: United States About: CHCS facilitates a network of individuals agencies institutions and governments interested in scaling up mental health activities and research in Africa.
- United States
We are interested in obtaining the summary outcomes for the attempt to include mental health in last year’s general assembly meeting. We are also interested in the summary statement concerning mental health in the World Health Assembly. I would be grateful if anyone can provide me with this.
Samuel Okpaku started a discussion "World Federation of Mental Health and Global Mental Health Conference in South Africa 2011". in the Endemic Non-Communicable Diseases community.
Dear NCD Community, I would like to share my recent experience at the Second Summit of the Movement for Global Mental Health that was held on October 17, 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa in conjunction with the World Federation for Mental Health. The highlight for me was the participation ...
Dear Ms. Sonya Jakubec, I thank you for your contribution to the discussions on scaling up mental health services and resources in poor health settings. I have in front of me a map of Africa. I can see several countries which have less than ten psychiatrists. The issue of allied ...
The conversations about non-communicable chronic disease have been interesting. It seems to me that so far there have been some glaring omissions. 1. The co-morbidities with mental illness, especially depression and substance abuse. The treatment of these conditions tends to improve outcomes for the physical illnesses. 2. The management of ...
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