Opening Ceremony - Thursday 5 December 2019

4.30 PM

Refreshments and registration

5.30 PM

Opening remarks
MC:  Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Thani (Medical Resident)


Recital from the Holy Quran


Conference overview

Dr. Suhaila Ghuloum
Senior Consultant of Psychiatry at the Mental Health Service; Conference Chairperson


Qatar’s Strategic Vision for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Thani
Director of Public Health Department, Ministry of Public Health, Qatar


An overview of service development in Qatar

Mr. Iain Tulley 
National Lead for Mental Health and Wellbeing; CEO Mental Health Services


Making a reality of Integration in  Qatar

Dr. Majid Abdulla
Chairman of Psychiatry HMC


Getting My Sparkle Back: The Power of Recovering from Mental Health Challenges

Keynote by Elaine Hanzak

Author and inspirational speaker on overcoming loss


Innovative Approaches to Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention in Women’s Mental Health

Keynote by Dr. Jane Fisher

Professor of Global Health, is Director of Global and Women’s Health and Head, Division of Social Sciences in Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia

6.55 PM

Closing remarks