Date: Wednesday 2nd April 2014
Organisers: The Dickson Poon School of Law and the Institute of Psychiatry, as part of the Psychiatry/Law Seminar Series
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is being increasingly emphasised by the WHO and other international organisations. This seminar will consider some of the fundamental issues raised by the Convention, particularly in the context of global mental health.
‘The Capabilities Approach and Health’, by Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram, Lecturer in Global Health and Philosophy, Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine.
Response by Professor Ricardo Araya, Professor of Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Centre for Global Mental Health.
Chair, Professor Genevra Richardson, Professor of Law, Dickson Poon School of Law.
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