Seoul-Melbourne International Collaboration in Mental Health
This landmark collaboration between AAMH and Seoul City, aimed at boosting mental health reform in Seoul City, was launched in 2004 (read more). Since then a number of delegations have visited both Melbourne and Seoul. Outcomes include:
The Seoul City partners include: Yongin Mental Hospital WHO Collaborating Centre for Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Community Mental Health, Seoul Metropolitan Community Mental Health Centre and Seoul City Hospitals.
As part of the collaboration, AAMH have conducted in-country training workshops in Seoul. This work has been supported in part by the Australia-Korea Foundation.
Korea is also an active participant in the Asia-Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project.
Read more about the history of AAMH's collaboration with Korea.
Mr. Lee Choon-sik, Vice Mayor for Political Affairs of Seoul and Lord Mayor of Melbourne John So with representatives of Asia-Australia Mental Health and Seoul city partners signing the MOU in 2005.
View a list of the delegation members from Korea hosted by AAMH.