Newsletter November 23, 2020 - Webinars
International Winter school -Approaches to Radioecology
The International Winter school -Approaches to Radioecology from Different Study Field will be held online from 23 to 28 November 2020. You can still register here. Please, find out more about the program and the organizers in the Winter School poster. If you have any questions, please contact: mhoshi [at] hiroshima-u [dot] ac [dot] jp">Masaharu Hoshi or zhumadilovk [at] gmail [dot] com (Kassym Zhumadilov).
Webinar-Launch of the new WHO Framework on Mental Health and Psycho-social Support in Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies
A framework on Mental Health and Psycho-social Support in Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies.
When: Nov 27, 2020 13:00-14:30 (ECT - Amsterdam, Berlin, Geneva, Paris, Stockholm)
To join the webinar please follow this registration link. Upon completing the link you will receive a confirmation email with the details to join the webinar.
Moderators: Zhanat Carr (Radiation and Health Unit, WHO) and Fahmy Hanna (Mental Health in Emergencies, WHO)
- Ms. Jacqueline Garnier-Laplace – Division of Radiological protection and human aspects of nuclear safety, Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA/OECD, France)
- Prof. Robin Goodwin – Department of Psychology, Warwick University (UK)
- Mr. Martin Krottmayer – Disaster and Crisis Prep. Response and Recovery, International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (Switzerland)
- Prof. Masaharu Maeda – Department of Disaster Psychiatry, Fukushima Medical University (Japan)
- Mr. Matthias Zaehringer – Division Emergency Preparedness & Response, Federal Office of Radiation Protection (BfS), Germany
- Welcome by Dr Devora Kestel – Director, Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Use, WHO
- Welcome by Dr Maria Neira – Director, Dept. of Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO
International system and policies for managing MHPS aspects of emergencies and the role of WHO - F. Hanna
The risk factors for mental health in emergencies and challenges for implementing interventions - R. Goodwin
Lessons learned for managing the mental health and emotional consequences of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident - M. Maeda
WHO Framework for mental health and psychosocial support in radiological and nuclear emergencies - Z. Carr
- The views of stakeholders
- IFRC – M. Krottmayer
- NEA/OECD – J. Garnier-Laplace
- BfS, Germany – M. Zaehringer
- Closing remarks
E. van Deventer, Head of Radiation and Health Unit, WHO
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