The 14th Annual National Conference of Indian Association for Geriatric Mental Health (GERON 2018) is held in Imphal, Manipur. To commemorate the occasion, the souvenir-cum-scientific update, titled “Geriatric care: need for integration” is released. A SoMHiL (the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC) publication, this update with ISBN (978-81-935934-2-4) is edited by RK Lenin Singh and Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).
On 4 and 6 September, 2018 at Sun View Hotel, Guwahati, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL), Dr. Mythili Hazarika delivered training on the “Psychological Aspect of Dealing with Cancer Patient” for an ongoing ‘Baseline study to understand the experience of cancer patients/ their family members in selected hospitals providing cancer care in Assam’. The objectives of this study are to understand the challenges faced by the cancer patients in current cancer setup and the issues related to accessibility, waiting times, out of pocket expenditures, quality of care.
Dr. Mythili Hazarika, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) attended the Teachers’ Day celebration at Udayachal, Guwahati with the Special Children and spoke on the role of parents and teachers for the full potential development of differently-abled students.
The article “Schizophrenia in a Man With Probable Marfan Syndrome”, authored by Sanju Buragohain, Maitreyee Bhattacharyya, Shailendra Kumar Talukdar, and Shyamanta Das (corresponding author), the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is published in The Primary Care Companion For CNS Disorders (Buragohain S, Bhattacharyya M, Talukdar SK, Das S. Schizophrenia in a man with probable Marfan syndrome. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2018;20(4):17|02226.). To share: https://doi.org/10.4088/PCC.17l02226