The Big Event for Mental Health

10 octubre, 2020
4:00 pm
The Big Event for Mental Health
Clúster Salut Mental Catalunya

On World Mental Health Day, 10 October, the World Health Organization will, for the first time ever, host a global online advocacy event on mental health. At this event—the Big Event for Mental Health—world leaders, mental health experts and celebrity guests will join WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to tell the world what we can all do to improve our mental health and how we can help make sure that quality mental health care is available to everyone who needs it.


Host and participants

Award-winning journalist, Femi Oke, will host the event. She will be joined by mental health advocates and performers including:

Cynthia Germanotta: President and Co-Founder (with her daughter Lady Gaga) of Born This Way Foundation and WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Mental Health
Alisson Becker: goalkeeper for Liverpool Football Club and the Brazilian National Football Team and WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Health Promotion
Natália Loewe Becker: medical doctor and WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Health Promotion
Talinda Bennington: widow of Linkin Park lead vocalist Chester Bennington and founding partner of the mental health advocacy organization 320 Changes Direction
Klas Bergling: father of DJ, musician and producer Tim Bergling, aka Avicii, and Co-founder of the Tim Bergling Foundation.
Korede Bello: Nigerian singer and songwriter
Jonny Benjamin: mental health campaigner, film producer and public speaker
Also participating will be national and international leaders who have championed mental health in their own countries:

Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of the Belgians
Epsy Campbell Barr, First Vice-President of Costa Rica
Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, the Netherlands
António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General
Peter Sands: Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Muhammad Ali Pate: Global Director, Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank

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