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Driving faster progress in the fight against HIV: How integrating mental health is a win-win - Shared screen with gallery view
Anna Watkins, UnitedGMH
21:29
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Anna Watkins, UnitedGMH
27:45
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Kaushalya Ranasinghe
29:32
This is great discussion, we need focus on mental health and KPs wellbeing....! and Through HLM, we need to address the real issues in every country in the world through KP community representation.In particular, for the prevention of HIV, we need to have a dialogue through this HLM from the grassroot level to the political level to formulate policies in countries.KAP issues in each region were not addressed through the political_declaration made through the last HLM .We must eliminate that shortcoming this time, through this new HLM and Political declaration. And We need work for meaningful youth engagement! - Kaushal Ranasinghe from Sri Lanka
Kamuyu Mwai
31:14
Superb Kaushalye for this proposal...
Kamuyu Mwai
34:50
May I concure with Mike Podmore (STOP AIDS) on his point on "risky behaviour" & why this? Yesterday I emphasized about Digitalism. This is a non regurated media platform & if "we" get into "psycho-science" it imparts alot on certain age groups...
Keith Hackett
37:25
to what extent is MH self-help/management tools / techniques provided as key learning from school age (12/13 yrs) upwards? There will never be enough funding / govt support for enabling good MH.
Evelyn Tomaszewski
39:51
Great points Mike. Health systems strengthening must include social services systems strengthening that requires the development of a skilled, supervised, and adequately resourced MHPSS workforce.
Sharlene Bagga-Taves
45:28
Great points, Paul. I agree that our Agency creating a MHPSS coordinator position is a sign that we are moving in the right direction.
Kamuyu Mwai
52:32
Am really GLAD that the all presenters are concerned of psycho-social-support in respect to mental health & KUDOS to them as it sends me back to 2004 when "we' (& other mobilizers) worked tirelesly to fight stigma within communities affected with HIV-AIDS & its opportunistic diseases within Nairobi by establishing support groups within VCTs.
James Sale, UnitedGMH
58:16
Hi Keith - the 1% data can be found in the WHO Mental Health Atlas 2017. New data is coming this year. https://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/atlas/mental_health_atlas_2017/en/
Kali Lindsey, EJAF (he/him/his)
59:36
Thanks James for sharing that source for me.
Lola Abayomi
01:00:14
I would argue that it's not a leveller. People who were more vulnerable have been rendered more so.
Kali Lindsey, EJAF (he/him/his)
01:01:44
Great point Srinivasa! Sense and meaning making deserves more air time in mental health discussion.
Evelyn Tomaszewski
01:02:14
Excellent point Paul - the impact on providers as both member of the community and serving the community.
Mike Podmore, STOPAIDS
01:03:40
Covid was a leveller only initially as we grappled with the effects of covid we all faced. Once the different levels of resource and support available for different people became clear, covid only increasingly emphasises the shocking inequality within and between countries.
Kamuyu Mwai
01:05:10
Superb point Mike regarding "inequality" especially inrespect to equity.
Irene Bougenville Martin
01:07:05
A question to Kali - what do you think the government and international bodies should do to support mental health programs and initiatives towards young people who are in the LGBTQ community, however, they live in countries which “criminalize” or “stigmatize” these populations. I think it will be hard for them, since they have to get stigmatized because of the HIV that they are experiencing, because they are the LGBTQ community and because they are also young people, which is also dangerous, because it can lead to self-harm/risky behaviors even suicides. What do you think about that?
Paul Bolton, USAID
01:08:21
USAID is very open to programs/research run by the affected with the appropriate resources and skills.
Irene Bougenville Martin
01:08:48
Hi Anna, my email is humanitarian@ipsf.org
James Sale, UnitedGMH
01:09:44
Presentation slides are here: https://twitter.com/jamessale/status/1402262720460857344?s=20
Kali Lindsey, EJAF (he/him/his)
01:12:37
Thank you for the question about populations who are accessing services in environments where they are criminalized. This includes key populations, like LGBT as well as PLHIV. EJAF's new strategy includes two mechanisms to address and of course there is more that can be done. Our support for policy/advocacy includes support for efforts to decriminalize or promote social inclusion where you live. This is not going to be easy, but is essential to decreasing the demand for mental health support downstream. In addition to supporting work to enhance social inclusion, we support innovative service delivery efforts, so that technology can be leverage to provide services where accessing them in the physical environment presents real challenges.
Kamuyu Mwai
01:13:08
Hey Babita "mental health ain't political problem but has been politicized"....
Evelyn Tomaszewski
01:14:25
A commitment to addressing the evidence gap through commitment to monitoring and evaluating indicators that are specific to mental health and well-being
Anna Watkins, UnitedGMH
01:15:02
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Lindsay Hayden
01:15:07
Many thanks to you all. wonderful panel
Anna Watkins, UnitedGMH
01:15:33
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Anna Watkins, UnitedGMH
01:16:40
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