Join the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario and a panel of international experts on June 3 for a discussion on access to mental health supports as a human right with a special guest lecture by Dr. Soumitra Pathare.
Dr. Soumitra Pathare is a psychiatrist based in Pune, India. His main area of work concentrates on mental health policy, legislation and human rights. Soumitra has worked as a consultant to many countries reforming their mental health policies and laws. Most recently, he provided consultation to the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in drafting new mental health law.
Other Panelists include:
Howard Chodos – Mental Health Commission of Canada
Milesh Hamlai – Altruist (India), Ashoka Fellowship recipient
Kwame McKenzie – Wellesley Institute
Diane Wintemute – ARCH Disability Law Centre
Tucker Gordon – Empowerment Council