Roundtable "Humanitarian aid workers & mental health", May 14th
Humanitarian Aid Workers and Mental Health.
Organizational Culture: Lessons Learned from Covid-19.
Bridging academic research to organizational needs
The current COVID-19 crisis exacerbates already existing issues surrounding the mental health of humanitarian aid workers. The purpose of the event is to discuss how research could be mobilized to support organizations dealing with both new and existing mental health issues. Our speakers, including professionals of staff welfare units from various international organizations and NGOs, will discuss the following themes: Role of staff, collective care, frontline voices and research.
Please join us on Friday 14th of May at 13:30 - 15:30 (CEST) through this link.
Dr. Regan Shercliffe,
Chief Staff Counseling - United Nations World Food Programme
Dr. Manuel Carballo,
Executive Director -International Centre for Migration, Health and Development
Senior Health Officer - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent
MENA Regional HR Business Partner - CARE International
Senior Staff Welfare Officer - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
With a keynote remark by Melly Preira, Organizational Wellbeing specialist - Jesuit Refugee Service