Where is it located?

The core center will be based at the University of São Paulo (USP), the highest ranked University in Latin America. Two other major partners with a strong tradition in training and health research will join USP in this effort, the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Peru and the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP) in Guatemala. These are centers of the Global Health Alliance for Chronic Diseases.  

In an effort to disseminate the training capacity two upcoming regional research sub-centers in Ecuador and Colombia would also join the training network.  

This network will be supported by strong academic centers in the fields of interest in the US and Europe. Other institutions involved are: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Northwestern University, Puget Health Cooperative, University of Washington, University of Perth, University of Palo Alto, and Columbia University.

There is strong connection with all the other hubs involved in this initiative: PAM-D (Nigeria, South-Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Liberia), AFFIRM (Sub-Saharan Africa), SHARE (India & Pakistan), RedeAmericas (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Columbia). 

Coming up

Tenth Latin-MH Study Group

It's going to be held at August 22nd, 10am EST, our 10th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "Digital Technology for Preventing Early Mortality Among People Living with Serious Mental Illnesses". This webinar will be presented by Dr. John A. Naslund, PhD from Dartmouth College, and will be held in English, online, via Adobe Connect. Come join and build capacity with us!

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Latest events

Ninth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on May 29th our 9th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "New Technologies for Mental Health Assistance". This theme, our study group was tutored by Dr. Ines Hungerbühler, PhD from University of São Paulo. The webinar was held via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch it right now!

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Eighth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on March 30th our 8th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "IntelliCare - Mobile Apps for Depression and Anxiety". This time, the speaker was Dr. Kenneth Weingardt, PhD from Northwestern University. The webinar was held online via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch the video right now! 

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Seventh Study Group Reunion Latin-MH

Our 7th Study Group consisted in the debate "Primary-Care Professionals Mental Health: work-related factors" with Dr. Andréa Tenório, and it was held on February 31st. In this meeting we discussed the findings of The PANDORA-SP Study. This webinar was broadcasted online via Adobe Connect and it happened in two sessions: one in portuguese and one in english. The link to the videos may be found below!

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