Topic: "Mental Health Act in Different Continents"

Remote

Cross-Cultural Interest Group Webinar - 5th July 2022 (Tuesday)

SYNOPSIS

Dr Shishir Regmi is a Fellow of the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists and has worked as a Consultant in UK and NZ since 2003. He is active in training for the membership and fellowship of the Royal Colleges. Dr Regmi is committed to patient-centred practice through professionalism, innovation and research, lifelong learning, fairness and inclusion, ethical practice and multi-disciplinary working. He has worked in mental health over the last three decades in countries where formal legislation for compulsory admission and management of illness did not exist and in countries with the most advanced legislation. He will present the exploration of the use of the Mental Health Act in the countries he has worked in and his professional mental health journey from 1990 to date. He is interested in sharing his experience and discussing the scope of his review and the usefulness and impact of such legislative infrastructure. 

Dr Rajendra Pavagada, Consultant Psychiatrist, Counties-Manukau District Health Board, and CCIG Advisory Member will be facilitating this session.

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See below for more information about the Speaker and the Webinar facilitator.

Registration is open until 6.30 pm, 5th July 2022 (Tuesday).

Note:
a) Webinar recordings will be available three weeks post the event.
b) PowerPoint slides will be made available post the event.
c) A certificate of attendance will be issued within two weeks after the event.

Date

Tuesday 5th July, 2022

Time

Presentation starts 6.30pm-8.00pm

Online

Available as Zoom Webinar

Speakers

Dr Shishir Regmi

Dr Shishir Regmi

Speaker
Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Shishir Regmi is a Fellow of the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists and has been working as a Consultant in UK and NZ since 2003. He is active in the training for the membership and fellowship of the Royal Colleges and is committed to patient-centred practice through professionalism, innovation and research, lifelong learning, fairness and inclusion, ethical practice and multi-disciplinary working. He has worked in Medical Leadership as Clinical Director and has also made publications including Conquering Depression published by the World Health Organisation, a country profile in the International Review of Psychiatry and a controlled study of postpartum depression in Tropical Medicine and International Health.

Dr Rajendra Pavagada

Dr Rajendra Pavagada

CCIG Advisory Group Member
Event Facilitator (Consultant Psychiatrist, Counties-Manukau District Health Board)

Dr Rajendra Pavagada, MS.BS. M.D; Ms.Psych.Med; Dip.Psych.Med, a member of the New Zealand Medical Association. Raj is a psychiatrist working in the Department of Psychiatry in Counties Manukau DHB.