Lancet Commissioners in London for the launch event on World Mental Health Day 2018, at the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit.
The launch event featured a presentation by Commission Joint Lead Editor, Professor Vikram Patel of the Harvard Medical School, followed by a panel discussion with Commissioners Helen Herrman and Charlene Sunkel and Young Leader Grace Gatera, concluding with final remarks by Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada’s Minister of Health.
The Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and Sustainable Development will be launched at the first-ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit. The launch will make the case for why decision-makers should put the Commission’s insight into practice through a presentation by Joint Lead Editor Professor Vikram Patel, followed by a dynamic panel discussion. Summit proceedings will also showcase how young leaders are creatively championing the Commission to engage new generations.