Welcome to the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health
Officially launched in August 2010 in memory of Alan J Flisher, the CPMH developed as an outcome of the Mental Health and Poverty Project (MHaPP), and out of a shared vision and commitment to collaboration between the University of Cape Town (Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health) and Stellenbosch University (Psychology Department) Read More
Introduction to the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, an inter-institutional collaboration between the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University. A short film by @UCTTV @FilmandMediaUCT @JackieRuthMurray #SteppingStone
Introduction to Essentials of Global Mental Health. This text defines an approach to mental healthcare focused on the provision of evidence-based, cost-effective treatments, founded on the principles of sharing the best information about common problems and achieving international equity in coverage, options and outcomes. The coverage spans a diverse range of topics and defines five priority areas for the field. These embrace the domains of global advocacy, systems of development, research progress, capacity building, and monitoring.
Democratising Mental Health: An Introduction to the PRogramme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME). Presented at 3rd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. A short film by Amit Makan @AJMakan. Cinematography by Chris Aupiais @CAupiais.
No longer can we look away: A Call to Action for the UN to include mental health in the Sustainable Development Goals #FundaMentalSDG @FundaMentalSDG www.fundamentalsdg.org/show-your-support. Photography by Robin Hammond.
BBC Focus on Africa interviews Dr Mary De Silva from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine about Mental Health Care in Africa.
- Posted on October 3, 2015
UCT’s Professor Crick Lund, director of the Alan...Posted on November 7, 2014
Photo Credit: Tebatso Mabilisa, Parliament of Sout...
International leaders unite under #FundaMentalSDG to create global movement to include mental health in the UN post 2015 development agendaPosted on October 10, 2014
Photo Credit: Mental Health and Poverty Project, U...
- Posted on July 1, 2016
Prof Crick Lund, Director of the Alan J Flisher Ce...Posted on May 4, 2016
On a global scale, 1 in 7 mothers experience a deg...
- Posted on April 8, 2016
The well-known South African actor Fezile Mpela is...Posted on January 26, 2016
Two recent graduates of the CPMH MPhil programme c...
Research officer at PRIME and Sangath, Bhopal, INDIA