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Mental Health in Complex Emergencies (MHCE) Fall 2022 Online Course

Offered by Fordham University Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs and Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation, in collaboration with UNHCR & IMC This is a flagship training course for mental health professionals and program staff who wish to establish mental health or psychosocial programs in a humanitarian context within conflict and post-conflict areas. The course will …

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Decolonization, LGBTQI+ and shifting the power – but it is getting hot.

When I come across a sentence like  – hold your breath – this one, “achieving systemic transformation under the banner of climate justice requires that we deconstruct power relations and gender norms as colonial social constructs from an intersectional and community-based perspective”, I tend to grab an extra cup of coffee. How shall I “walk the walk” of …

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C4C supports GiP in Ukraine Crisis

C4C supports initiatives to assist populations affected by the war in Ukraine and we do this by adhering to cultural appropriate and informed initiatives that already exist. Our partner the Global Initiative on Psychiatry (GIP) is active in the region since 1990, and does an excellent job in building on local knowledge and linking to …

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New initiative to End Violence against Women in Cambodia

C4C and Banteay Srei join forces to address gender-based violence (GBV), which still endemic in Cambodia, and includes sexual harassment, domestic violence, intimate partner violence , acid attacks, trafficking and child prostitution. Banteay Srei (Citadel of Women) is a registered Cambodian NGO and has become a leading Cambodian NGO in the areas of women empowerment …

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Psychosocial help for ukrainian people

Mental Health and Psychosocial support, Humanitarian Response in Ukraine and Neighbouring Countries, is made available by the IASC Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC RG MHPSS). Resources available in English, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian and Ukrainian.  https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-reference-group-mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-emergency-settings/mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-humanitarian-response-ukraine-and-neighbouring-countries Psychological First Aid for Red Cross and Red Crescent …

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Electronic report of the conference “Voices of Mental Health in Africa”

https://bchmatters14.be-causehealth.be/eng/index.html On 14 and 15 June 2021, the Be-cause Health Mental Health Working Group organised an international online conference entitled “Voices of Mental Health in Africa”. This conference focused on the challenges, needs and practices of mental health and psychosocial support in French-speaking Africa. The conference aimed to be a first step on the way …

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Researchers in Global Health – Health Policy and Systems formulate key messages to contribute to the Covid-19 response.

Since being declared a public health emergency in January 2020, the worldwide response to Covid-19 has been one of extreme measures (lockdowns, school closures, travel restrictions, …) which has caused significant collateral damage to the health of some of the most vulnerable in our society.[1] Worldwide, the bulk of the Covid-19 response has been targeted …

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