Mental Wellness in Communities

13 August, 2018

Anjali (an NGO based in Kolkata) and Sangath are collaborating on an International Conference on Mental Wellness in Communities, on 15th and 16th of September, 2018, in Kolkata, India. There will be several opportunities for lay counsellors to present their work. Please explore the website: for more information


Gauri Divan

CHIFA profile: Gauri Divan is a paediatrician working with the non-governmental organisation Sangath ( The focus of Sangath's work extends across the life span with a focus on child development, adolescent health, mental health and chronic diseases. The organisations aims to develop and evaluate innovative packages of care that can be delivered through non- specialist health workers through the process of task-sharing. Gauri works in the areas of early child development, developmental disabilities and adolescent health and supports the development and evaluation of innovations which enable parents to support the needs of their children. She is passionate about creating innovations which can help support every child reach their true potential by empowering parents and families with appropriate knowledge and tools. gauridivan AT