PAHO hosts The Lancet Global Mental Health Series America's Launch Print E-mail

PAHO Headquarters in Washington D. C. will be the venue for The Lancet Global Mental Health series America's Launch with the goals to complement the series with a focus on the Americas, and to identify areas of synergy and potential hemispheric and global collaboration regarding underserved populations in all low, middle and high income countries.

Event at PAHO Headquarters in Washington

PAHO hosts The Lancet Global Mental Health Series America's Launch

WHAT: PAHO Headquarters in Washington D. C. will be the venue for The Lancet Global Mental Health series America's Launch with the goals to complement the series with a focus on the Americas, and to identify areas of synergy and potential hemispheric and global collaboration regarding underserved populations in all low, middle and high income countries.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 7 2008 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

WHERE: PAHO Regional Headquarters in Washington at 525 23rd St., N.W., (Room B), 2nd floor. PAHO is located in the intersection of Virginia Avenue and 23rd St., just four blocks from the Foggy Bottom metro stop.

WHO: PAHO Deputy Director Dr. Cristina Beato will offer opening remarks. Dr. Maja Zecevic (The Lancet) and Dr. Eliot Sorel (George Washington University) will introduce the program.

Panelists and world experts will also include:

A press conference will take place between 12 and 12:30 PM.

CONTEXT:

PAHO, founded in 1902, works with all the countries of the Americas to improve the health and quality of life of their peoples. It also serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2008 07:43