World Mental Health Day Lecture

Global Health Ethics: The View from Mental Health

Lecture by Wendy Austin, RN, MED, PhD, on October 8, 2015

Key concepts in global health ethics will be identified and related to mental health care. Five recommendations for action by health professionals will be proposed.


By the end of the presentation, an attendee should be able to:

1. Define global health ethics

2. Describe the following concepts and relate them to mental health care:

a. Human dignity

b. Human rights

c. Social responsibility

d. Global governance

3. Explain 5 actions on the part of health professionals that can promote positive change in the status of global mental health.


Presentation Slides