Leveraging technology to achieve sustainable Mental Health: Successful experiences from around the globe and how can we replicate them

Houda Ounnas

Session 197

12:00–13:00 CEST (UTC+02:00), Tuesday, 30 June 2020 Thematic Workshop

This session has 4 goals. All 4 points will be addressed considering the interface between the following disciplines: Psychiatry, Psychology, Occupational health, family medicine, education, academia, judiciary system, business, technology, public health and entrepreneurship. The 4 points are:

1-Sharing successful mental health experiences from around the world.

2-Reflections on systems that workand how they can be replicated to achieve sustainable mental health globally.

3-Helping young people achieve their full potential by leveraging technologyand mental health

4-Tackling discrimination adn leaving no one behind in line with the UN and WHO goals of no health without mental health and good health means leaving no one behind. 

3-Helping young people 



Mr Lee McPherson CEO Jesey, UK

Dr Houda Ounnas MBBS, MRCGP, FRACGP, DOccMed, London, UK

Dr. Ammar Albanna MD FRCPC IFAPA: Dubai, UAE, Head of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Center of Excellence

Miss Natalia James B.A. (PSYCH), ASSOC. MAPS Psychologist, Rehabilitation Consultant, Medico

Cultural Diversity Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Ethics Health
WSIS Action Lines
  • AL C1 logo C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C2 logo C2. Information and communication infrastructure
  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C7 E–LEA logo C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life — E-learning
  • AL C7 E–HEA logo C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life — E-health
  • AL C8 logo C8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
  • AL C10 logo C10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation

We address any of the action lines including cultural diversity, ethical dimensions, the use of ICT and organisations roles including governments and businesses.

Sustainable Development Goals
  • Goal 3 logo Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 4 logo Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5 logo Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 10 logo Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 17 logo Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

The 4 points above are related to the sustainable development process in the areas of diversity, ICT, suatainability and global partnership.