WELCOME TO THE
WORLD CONGRESS OF MENTAL HEALTH 2017

Join the Global Conversation on
Mental Health!


It is with immense pleasure that we invite you to be a part of the biggest global event with mental healthcare at centre-stage.


We look forward to seeing you
in New Delhi!

PARTNERSHIPS FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Tracks & Sub-Themes

Mental Health Across the Lifespan Neuroscience & Psychiatry
Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Public Mental Health, Policy & Leadership
Mental Health at the Workplace
Contemporary Challenges & Mental Health
Holistic Mental Health & Well Being
Mental Health in Primary Care
Integrated & Collaborative Care

*See Program for detailed list of topics

A UNIQUE
MULTI-DISCIPLINARY GATHERING

A one-of-kind event being hosted in the SAARC region for the first time!

Stakeholder participation across sectors.

Mental health professionals, public health experts, social workers & NGOs, consumers, family members & caregivers, health service planners & corporate heads, students & professional bodies, law & policy experts, economists, and other Key Opinion Leaders.

Join us & enrich the Congress.

CONGRESS VENUE
THE ASHOK
Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi

Set in a prime area of the national capital, The Ashok is considered by many to symbolise traditional Indian grandeur & hospitality. The large convention facilities, exhibition halls & landscaped greens of The Ashok make it a befitting venue for the Congress.

LOCATION ADVANTAGE

Conveniently close to the city centre
& the airport

15 kms: IG Int’l Airport (T3) New Delhi
10 kms: Domestic Airport (1D) New Delhi
9 kms: New Delhi Railway Station


Within 2-3 kms:
Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Palace), India Gate, National Museum,
National Gallery of Modern Arts,
Dilli Haat (plaza of master craftsmen)

Within 5-6 kms:
Connaught Place (commercial district), Pragati Maidan (popular venue for exhibitions & fairs)

ACCOMMODATION

A range of accommodations are available in the vicinity of the venue.

 

Accommodation options within 5-6 kms of the venue include luxury, semi-luxury & budget hotels, as well as B&Bs, guesthouses & hostels. Timely reservations are advised.

  The Congress Secretariat may be approached for recommendations or logistical assistance.

  For assistance, you may write to secretariat@wfmhindia.com

REGISTRATIONS
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
NOW OPEN
Submission Form Below

Symposia

Panels

Workshops

Oral Papers

Posters

Present your research

Share knowledge, experiences & insights

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Symposia, Panels & Workshops: extended upto 10th October
Oral Papers & Posters: extended upto 10th October

PLACES OF INTEREST

PROGRAM, VISA & VENUE

Call for Abstracts: Announced

Final Program: Shall be published

Official Language: English

Visa: All int’l travellers require a valid passport & visa. Visa regulations vary as per country of origin. Refer to the Indian Embassy/High Commission website for your country.

Letter of Invitation: Requests may be sent to secretariat@wfmhindia.com

Transport in Delhi: Taxis are available at airport & for telephone booking. Other mobile-app taxis (Ola, Uber) are also available. Delhi NCR is also connected by Delhi Metro.

ESSENTIAL
COMMUNICATION GUIDE

Essential Phrases: English to Hindi


Hello – Namashkar; Namaste
Thank you – Dhanyavard; Shukriya
Good Morning – Shubh-prabhat
Good Night – Shubh-ratri
Yes – Haan
No – Nahi
My name is (name) – Mera naam (name) hai
What is your name? – Aapka naam kya hai?
I need a taxi – Taxi Chaiye
Stop – Ruko
Let’s Go – Chalo
Water – Pani
Tea – Chai
Where is (place)(place) kahaan hai

GENERAL INFORMATION

Delhi Climate: (November)
13° to 30 °C (Autumn) Warm days & cool nights. Low humidity.

Delhi Language: Hindi/English. Usually, travellers familiar with English are able to get around the city comfortably.

Time: Indian Standard Time (GMT+5.30)

Currency: Indian National Rupee (INR)

ATMs: Available across most cities

Money Exchange: Banks / Authorised Agents

Power Sockets: Type C, D & M (round)