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"Public mental health: Emotional wellness through digital means for the masses" webinar available

‘Public mental health – Emotional wellness through digital means for the masses’ webinar is now available on the WPA Education Portal is now available on the WPA Education Portal











A collaboration with Saarc Psychiatric Federation, the ‘Public mental health – Emotional wellness through digital means for the masses’ webinar took place on Wednesday 22nd July, 2023.


Mental health problems are the single cause of disability worldwide. Nearly a billion people (Including 14% of the world’s adolescents) around the world lived with a diagnosable mental disorder in 2019. This has increased even more due to COVID.


The webinar is focused on emotional wellness through digital means for diagnosis and how this impacts public mental health. The webinar was opened by Afzal Javed, WPA President and moderated by Dr Gautam Saha, President of Saarc Psychiatric Federation. The key speaker of this event was Dr Sandeep Vohra who is a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist, Founder Chairman & Director -No Worry No Tension Healthcare & Vohra Neuropsychiatry Centre Pvt Ltd. Dr Vohra is a pioneer in this field and explores this important issue whilst sharing his work along with key learnings.


Dr Vohra’s presentation is followed by a robust discussion with the following panelists:

  • Prof Thomas G Schulze, WPA

  • Dr Shehan Williams, Sri Lanka

  • Dr Imtiaz Dogar, Pakistan

  • Prof Dr Saroj Ojha, Nepal

  • Dr Brig Azizul Islam, Bangladesh


A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing on WPA’s Education Portal here.


Those who view the webinars will be able to download the WPA CPD Certificate and associated CPD points for each webinar via the WPA's Education Portal.


For any queries relating to this education module or the WPA Education Portal in general, please contact education@wpanet.org.


Author: WPA Education Coordinator



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