september, 2019

10sep7:00 pm9:00 pmOne Doctor, Two Million Patients: Mental Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

One Doctor, Two Million Patients: Mental Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa - Sept. 10, 2019 at Pacific Science Center

Event Details

In the aftermath of the cyclone that ravaged Mozambique’s Sofala Province in March 2019, one psychiatrist managed the mental health response for over 2 million individuals. Why just one? In Mozambique, a country of 30 million people, there are only 18 psychiatrists. Join the Mozambique Ministry of Health’s Dr. Vasco Cumbe, MD, PhDc and Health Alliance International/UW Global Mental Health expert Dr. Brad Wagenaar, PhD, MPH for a discussion on the historically-rooted yet growing burden of mental health in sub-Saharan Africa and their collaborative work toward an integrated, systems-level mental health care response.

Cost: Free, RSVP is recommended to ensure seating

Recommended Ages: All ages


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This event is part of our Global Health and Development lecture series. Thanks to our partners, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Washington Global Health Alliance.


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


PACCAR Theater

200 Second Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109