Internet Based Field Study for ICD-11 by WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

President of Society for Mental Health in LAMIC countries, Dr. Mythili Hazarika participated in the Internet Based Field Study for ICD-11 Mental and Behavioral Disorders: Schizophrenia and Other Primary Psychotic Disorders as a member of the Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN). The field studies will ensure that the diagnostic manual is clinically useful and accurate in mental health setting around the world.

Internet Based Field Study for ICD-11

President of Society for Mental Health in LAMIC countries, Dr. Mythili Hazarika participated in the Internet Based Field Study for ICD-11 Mental and Behavioral Disorders: Dissociative Disorders as a member of the Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN). The field studies will ensure that the diagnostic manual is clinically useful and accurate in mental health setting around the world.

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®.

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.

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.

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective

Today’s webinar in the series, titled “Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective” has been postponed to next Friday, 18 September 2020 (6-7:30 pm IST). Ivana Stasevic Karlicic from Serbia will be speaking on “Perspectives of Mental Health Services During COVID-19 Epidemic in the Republic of Serbia”. 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. The link to the webinar is: https://spark.echoindia.in/jr/sess_H4HVWv-SIg/