Monthly Archives: April 2017

Italy is hope to thousands of unaccompanied minors

20 April 2017

In the first two months of this year nearly 2,000 unaccompanied minors reached the shores of Sicily by boat. Early in March we visited our partner Terre des Hommes (TdH) Italy to share in their efforts promoting psychosocial support for these unaccompanied minors on the Italian island. … read more

Step by step: e-mental health in Lebanon moving forward

11 April 2017

In mid-February we joined WHO for a three-day workshop in Beirut to follow up on the implementation of the e-mental health intervention we are supporting there.

The mental health departments of WHO HQ and the Lebanese Ministry of Health, representatives of the University of Zurich and International Medical Corps all gathered with us to review what had been done so far. We also designed the research phase of the project and identified the roles and responsibilities for the next steps. … read more

World Health Day 2017

06 April 2017

World Health Day will be celebrated on the 7th of April with a campaign dedicated to depression. WHO launched the campaign Depression: Let’s Talk in October 2016 and aims to better inform the general public about depression, its causes, possible consequences and what help is available for both prevention and treatment. … read more