MAKE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING FOR ALL A GLOBAL PRIORITY

PRESS RELEASE

16th interactive series of ZU Dialogues

“MAKE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING FOR ALL A GLOBAL PRIORITY”

 

Ziauddin College of Clinical Psychology organized the 16th interactive series of ZU Dialogues, titled “Make Mental Health and Well-Being for all a Global Priority” at Ziauddin University, Clifton campus. Putting mental health first and making it available to everyone is the primary priority of the event. ZU Dialogue was the last activity in Ziauddin University’s week-long celebration of mental health which was organized by Ms. Sarah Jehangir and her team.

 The dialogue session was attended by the seasoned panelists from academics and healthcare sectors including Prof. Dr. Imran Bashir Chaudhry, Chairman of Psychiatry & Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Ziauddin Hospital; Prof. Dr. Anila Amber Malik, Professor, and Chairperson of the Department of Psychology, University of Karachi; Dr. Mohammad Imran Yousuf, Psychologist, Master Trainer-NLP & Clinical Hypnotherapy; Dr. Uzma Ali, professor, and Director of the Institute of Clinical Psychology; Prof Dr. Zainab Zadeh, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Ex-Dean & Director of the Institute of Professional Psychology, Bahria University; Dr. Syed Ahmed Asif, Head of Department, Assistant Officer, Department of Neurology, Liaquat National Hospital.

While welcoming the guests at the 16th ZU Dialogues, Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Dr. Shehla Sidiki said that “It’s ok not to be ok”, despite the fact that the importance of mental health is now being recognized by people all over the world, there is still much work to be done, especially in Pakistan”.

In the concluding remarks, Prof. Dr. Irfan Hyder stated that spending time with your children is important, but be careful what you ask for; if you ask for your agenda, that means you’re taking his time, and if you talk about his agenda, that means you’re giving him your time.

The dialogue session was hosted by Amir Shahzad, Convener of ZU Dialogue.