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19 Nov 2021

2021 This is Me in India Forum 3

A regular forum for DIAN India members to share updates on the This is Me programme and approaches to addressing mental health in the workplace in India.

Description

All DIAN India members are invited to join this third in a series of virtual forums in 2021 to share updates on the This is Me programme and approaches to addressing mental health in the workplace in India.

Details of the Agenda to come. Registration is by calendar invitation and confirmed attendees will receive the Zoom details directly.

 

This event is for DIAN India members only. Please contact Dolly Narayan for any enquires.

Event Speakers

  • Dr Prabha S. Chandra MD, FRCPE, FRCPsych, FAMS

    Dr Prabha S. Chandra MD, FRCPE, FRCPsych, FAMS

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    Professor Department of Psychiatry National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, INDIA President Elect- International Association for Women's Mental Health

Professor Department of Psychiatry National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, INDIA President Elect- International Association for Women's Mental Health

Dr Prabha S. Chandra MD, FRCPE, FRCPsych, FAMS

Dr. Prabha S. Chandra is a professor and was the previous Head of Psychiatry at NIMHANS, Bangalore, India. She is President Elect of the International Association of Women’s Mental Health.

She has served as a Temporary Advisor to the WHO and UNAIDS and been an International Fellow and Consultant in the NHS in UK and a visiting professor at the University of Liverpool. Her main areas of interest are women's mental health, perinatal psychiatry, teaching methods, ethics, and palliative care. She has written nearly 250 published papers and has edited several books in women’s mental health. She started the first dedicated perinatal psychiatry service including a Mother Baby unit. During the COVID 19 pandemic, she was funded by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India, to start the Stree Manoraksha Project (protection of women's mental health) that aims to train counsellors and health workers supporting women facing violence and abuse. In addition to her academic interests, she has written columns for magazines like Prevention and Readers Digest and has been a TedX speaker.