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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/

Post-outbreak psychosocial “needs” in COVID-19

Post-outbreak psychosocial “needs” of the public in the COVID-19 era” by Antonio Ventriglio, Antonello Bellomo, Shijo John Joseph, and Dinesh Bhugra is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).

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/

Psychosocial problems

In the fortnightly Mind Matters column of Horizon, the Friday supplement with The Assam Tribune, titled “Psychosocial problems”, the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Shyamanta Das highlighted the original article, “Reliability and validity of the Screening Tool for Assessment of Psychosocial Problems” by Kamlesh Kumar Sahu, Bir Singh Chavan, Chandra Bala, and Shikha Tyagi, and published in the July-December 2019, Volume 10 Issue 2 of OJPAS®.

Is life a race?

The Department of Education, Government of Assam, India supported the initiative of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) in collaboration with ECHO India in hosting the event, “Is life a race?” on the World Suicide Prevention Day. Managing Editor of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Utpal Bora, MD was one of the speakers in this event that was moderated by Mythili Hazarika, PhD, the President of SoMHiL. A recitation competition was also arranged with the theme of ‘Life’, facilitated by Nilofar Rahman and Papori Goswami, and judge, Srutimala Duara declared the results. Nilofar also facilitated the panel discussion.

World Suicide Prevention Day

Mythili Hazarika, the President of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) and the Editor-in-Chief of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®) are speaking on the occasion of the World Suicide Prevention Day in Jagaran News.

Is life a race?

The Department of Education, Government of Assam, India is supporting the initiative of the Society for Mental Health in LAMIC (SoMHiL) in collaboration with ECHO India in hosting an event on Thursday, 10 September 2020 which is the World Suicide Prevention Day. Managing Editor of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®), Utpal Bora, MD will be one of the speakers in this event, “Is life a race?” that will be moderated by Mythili Hazarika, PhD, the President of SoMHiL. A recitation competition was also arranged with the theme of ‘Life’, facilitated by Nilofar Rahman and Papori Goswami, and judge, Srutimala Duara will be declaring the results on this day. The link to the session is https://spark.echoindia.in/jr/sess_x-MZr9StDw/

Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective

The series of webinars, titled “Global Psychiatry: A LAMIC Perspective” has begun successfully last Friday, 4 September 2020 (6-7 pm IST) with the speech of Linda B. Cottler from the United States. This Friday, 11 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 is: https://spark.echoindia.in/jr/sess_H4HVWv-SIg/

Knowledge of hand cleanliness among medical students and nurses

Knowledge of hand cleanliness among medical students and nurses at tertiary healthcare centre: a cross-sectional study” by Bandana Mahanta, DK Das, Pollov Borah, Putul Mahanta, and Malamoni Dutta, is the new Advance Online Publication of the Open Journal of Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (OJPAS®).