Culture & International Mental Health Conference 2017

Conference International Mental Health 8 November Manchester

The 7th Culture and International Mental Health Conference (CIMH) will return to Manchester on Wednesday 8th November 2017. The conference is organised by the Global Mental Health and Cultural Psychiatry Research Group, in affiliation with the University of Manchester and Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. The event will take place at the Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre, Chancellors Way […]

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Global Women’s Mental Health Seminar


Women worldwide tend to be more affected than men by depression, anxiety and psychological distress. regardless of the specific setting. Considering this, the Global Mental Health and Cultural Psychiatry Research Group of the University of Manchester, supported by the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, is organising a seminar on Global Women’s Mental Health.  The seminar will explore in particular […]

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DentMan annual conference


On Wednesday 23 November 2016 the Manchester-based Global Oral Health Forum DentMan will hold its annual conference. In line with DentMan mission of facilitating the exchange of global oral health volunteering knowledge and share experiences to inspire future volunteers, this year’s topic is ‘Volunteering and Intercultural Interactive Skill Development‘. The conference will be chaired by Prof. Paul Coulthard, […]

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Asian Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting


One of our partners, the Asian Breast Cancer Support Group, will be holding a meeting on Tuesday 11th October 2016 at The Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre in Manchester. Themes under discussion will include risk factors for breast cancer among Asian women, a demographic analysis of Asian breast cancer patients, and updates on patient-to-patient support initiatives. Our trustee […]

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Genocide Now in Burma & Sudan: Lessons from the Recent Past

West Darfur Feb 2004. Photo courtesy of Mukesh Kapila, all rights reserved

Right now, acts of genocide are being perpetrated against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state of Myanmar (Burma) and against the Fur, Masalit, and Zaghawa tribes in the Darfur region of Sudan, with no end in sight. The killings in Darfur, which started in 2003, have been described by our chair of trustees Prof Mukesh Kapila as the “world’s […]

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