The Free Webinar hosted by the WCEA, AfroPHC & WONCA Africa will be held in English with live translation in *French*.
*Webinar title: Integrating mental health into primary care using technology-supported, collaborative, stepped-care, and task-shifting approaches*
*Date: *Thursday, 16th of June, 2022
*Time:* 15:00 Central Africa Time (GMT+2 / CAT)
*Topic Area: *Mental Health/Psychiatry
1. Describe integrated mental health and primary care models.
2. Identify key policies that support integrated care.
3. Understand challenges to an integrated approach in local sites.
4. Describe opportunities for integration of mental health and primary care.
5. Identify acceptable/feasible strategies for integration.
*Speaker:* Theddeus Iheanacho, M.D, Director, Yale Global Mental Health Promotion Program, Yale School of Medicine
Dr. Iheanacho is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Yale Global Mental Health Programs and Chairman of Psychiatry at Trinity Health of New England/Saint Francis Hospital, United States. He leads the
HAPPINESS Project collaboration between Yale University and local agencies to build capacity for mental health care in Nigeria.
Dr. Iheanacho completed medical school at Abia State University and post-graduate training in psychiatry in Ireland and the United States. He is passionate about making mental health care accessible to all.
*Facilitator:* Jamie Colloty
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