The structure of the Platform comprises an effective Steering Committee, an international Advisory Board composed by highly reputed public health experts from high, middle and low income countries, and an outstanding group of more than 60 mental health global experts coordinated by the WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

Steering Committee:

  • Professor Benedetto Saraceno, University of Geneva and Lisbon, Head and Scientific Coordinator of the Platform
  • Professor José Miguel Caldas de Almeida, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Nova University of Lisbon
  • Professor Sérgio Gulbenkian, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Professor Jorge Soares, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation


Advisory Committee:

  • Doctor Paulo Ernani Gadelha Vieira, President, Fiocruz, Brazil
  • Professor Marian Jacobs, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Professor Arthur Kleinman, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University, USA
  • Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Director of the International Institute for Society and Health, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, UK
  • Doctor Mirta Roses Periago, Director, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, USA
  • Professor P. Satishchandra, Director/Vice Chancellor & Professor of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India
  • Doctor Tazeen H. Jafar, Professor, Medicine and Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Observer to the Advisory Committee: Doctor Shekhar Saxena, Director, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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