Impact strengthening workshop

2020.04.03-mythili_hazarika

The President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL), Mythili Hazarika is being trained in impact strengthening workshop for five hours from the University of Oxford consultants for the Right 3 National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) grant application stage 2 for reducing multi-morbidity in children with intellectual developmental disorder (IDD) in a community engagement and involvement programme funded by the Oxford under Right 3 grant.

Sixth OJPAS® article in PubMed and PMC

Study of sociodemographic correlates, anxiety, and depression among opioid dependents admitted in treatment centres in Sikkim, India” by Bishnu Sharma, Samrat Singh Bhandari, Sanjiba Dutta, and Geeta Soohinda, and published in the current issue (July-December 2019, Volume 10 Issue 2) of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) is the sixth OJPAS® article to be included in PubMed (PMID: 31263773) and PubMed Central (PMCID: PMC6602083).

ARCANA SoMHiL

With the signing of a memorandum between ECHO India and MONON, ARCANA SoMHiL was launched on 15th October 2020.

The ARCANA SoMHiL hub will train interns from Graduates , Masters and Doctorates in Mental Health issues. The first batch of 2020 was kickstarted by the President of Society for Mental Health in LAMIC countries, Dr. Mythili Hazarika on Introduction to basics , history taking, mental status evaluation to arriving at a diagnosis with a didactic /case based/ interactive approach. The batch consisted of 26 students from all over India.

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective – IV

In the fourth event of the webinar series, ‘Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective”, Unaiza Niaz spoke on “COVID-10 handing in Pakistan: sustained efforts to contain crises and improve economy”. It is an initiative of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL), as part of MONON: Assam Cares (https://www.ojpas.com/ojpas-2020-07-27-fulltext.html), in collaboration with ECHO India. Editorial Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Unaiza Niaz’s session was moderated by Samrat Singh Bhandari, the Associate Editor of OJPAS®.

World Mental Health Day observed

Dr. Bornali Das, Secretary of Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) alongwith Dr. Mythili Hazarika, President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) and Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of OJPAS® organised a debate competition and webinar on World Mental Health Day. Prof. Kalpana Sarathy and her TISS team were crucial in making the event a grand success.

 

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective – IV

In the fourth event of the webinar series, ‘Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective”, Unaiza Niaz will be speaking on “COVID-10 handing in Pakistan: sustained efforts to contain crises and improve economy” at 6 pm IST on Saturday, 10 October 2020. It is an initiative of SoMHiL, as part of MONON: Assam Cares (https://www.ojpas.com/ojpas-2020-07-27-fulltext.html), in collaboration with ECHO India. Editorial Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Unaiza Niaz’s session will be moderated by Samrat Singh Bhandari, the Associate Editor of OJPAS®. Spark link for participants – https://spark.echoindia.in/jr/sess_aqt9KomN_Q/

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective – III

In the third event of the webinar series, ‘Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective”, Leslie Marneau from France spoke on “Impact of COVID-19 on professional continued education and intervention in the field of autism”. Pomi Baruah delivered the opening remarks in the event, moderated by Bornali Das, the Secretary of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL). It is an initiative of SoMHiL, as part of MONON: Assam Cares (https://www.ojpas.com/ojpas-2020-07-27-fulltext.html), in collaboration with ECHO India.

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective – III

In the third event of the webinar series, ‘Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective”, Leslie Marneau from France will be speaking on “Impact of COVID-19 on professional continued education and intervention in the field of autism” at 1700 hours on Thursday, 24 September 2020. Pomi Baruah will be delivering the opening remarks in the event to be moderated by Bornali Das, the Secretary of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL). It is an initiative of SoMHiL, as part of MONON: Assam Cares (https://www.ojpas.com/ojpas-2020-07-27-fulltext.html), in collaboration with ECHO India. Leslie is an editorial board member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®). Join us through: https://spark.echoindia.in/jr/sess_yAt4u2h1YA/

World Alzheimer’s Day

Dr. Bornali Das, Secretary of Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) was invited to preside over the observation of World Alzheimer’s day on 21st September organised by Life Line Care Home.

Mental Health and COVID-19 Interface

The 69th foundation day of Mangaldoi College was celebrated by an invite to the President of Society of Mental Health for LAMIC (SoMHiL), Mythili Hazarika to speak on ‘Mental Health and COVID-19 interface’. The participants interacted with her on a few very relevant issues related to lockdown and impact on the psyche.

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective – II

Partha Choudhury, Consultant Psychiatrist General Adults, Lancashire care NHS Foundation Trust, UK was the resource person in today’s session of ‘Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective’ with expert comments from RK Lenin Singh, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India and Advisory Board Member of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®). Mythili Hazarika and Bornali Das, the President and the Secretary of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) respectively along with Shyamanta Das, the Editor-in-Chief of OJPAS® were the moderators of the event hosted by Papori Goswami of ECHO India.