PRIME's Prof Vikram Patel receives prestigous award

9 Apr 2019 - 13:30

The Canada Gairdner Awards celebrate the world’s best biomedical and global health researchers through seven annual awards, and this year PRIME research director, Prof Vikram Patel was one of the recipients.

Prof Patel was awarded the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for "his world-leading research in global mental health, generating knowledge on the burden and determinants of mental health problems in low- and middle-income countries and pioneering approaches for the prevention and treatment of mental health in low-resource settings.1"

You can watch Prof Patel speak about his work and the award in this video produced by the Canada Gairdner Awards:

 

 

1. Gairdner.org