Live Conversations: Mental Health Care for All, Let’s Make it a Reality!

Date(s) - Friday, October 8th, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As part of the activities organized to mark World Mental Health Day (10 October), on Friday 8 October, PAHO will host a live conversation with experts on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health care in the Region of the Americas and the efforts being implemented to improve access to mental health care.

Moderator: Tanya McFall–  PAHO  Bahamas


  • Dr. Renato Oliveira, Unit Chief, Mental Health and Substance Use, PAHO/WHO
  • Dr. Franco Mascayano, Columbia University
  • Ms. Sahar Vasquez, Ambassador for Belize, Global Mental Health Peer Network

Friday, 8 October at 2pm EDT corresponds to the following times:

  • 12:00 pm. –  Belmopan, Guatemala City, Managua, San José (CR), San Salvador, Tegucigalpa
  • 1:00 pm. – Bogota, Kingston, Mexico City, Panama City
  • 2:00 pm. –  Bridgetown, Castries, Georgetown, Nassau, Port-au-Prince, Port of Spain, San Juan, Washington DC
  • 3:00 pm. – Brasilia, Paramaribo, Santiago
  • 8:00 pm. – Ginebra, Madrid

To access the live event, please join using the links below: