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
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 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
Over the last three years we have worked with our partner Fondazione di Liegro (FdL) promoting community support services for the well-being of people with mental illnesses in Rome, Italy.
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Just before Christmas went to visit our partner PACF in Uganda. Upon our arrival, Dorothy, Ray, Wietse, Bree and Liz, all members of the PCAF team, gave us all a very warm welcome.
Fondation d’Harcourt has been collaborating with PCAF for two years to provide high quality mental health care and services to victims of traumatic events. One of the project’s main activities has been to lead community outreach programs to remote areas within four districts of Northern Uganda. … read more
Last week we paid a visit to our partner Aide Katihoé Togo (ATK) in Lomé, a city that only last year saw the improvement of many infrastructures with a new airport, roads and hotels built for an extraordinary summit of the African Union on maritime security and safety. It was the first time such an event was held in Togo.
Our visit … read more