1:2:1 Podcast

The global challenge of mental illness: A conversation with Vikram Patel

Vikram Patel, PhD, is one of the most recognized leaders in the global mental health movement. He is a psychiatrist and researcher best known for his work on child development and mental disability in low-resource settings. His goal is to provide better mental health care to low-resource communities by teaching ordinary people to deliver basic psychiatric services.  In this podcast, he discusses the enormous challenges and opportunities of global mental health. Patel is a professor of International Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He’s also Co-Director of the Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions at the Public Health Foundation of India. 

Photo by Norbert von der Groeben

Length: 29 mins. 25 sec.

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