The 2018 Conference, “Global Experiences, Global Dialogues, Global Responses”, was held at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru India from September 26 to 28, 2018. The conference brought together 620 people from 31 countries spanning 5 continents.

In her keynote address, Dr. Jane Fisher, President of Marcé Society, spoke of how the Nurturing Care Framework explicitly acknowledges that the mental health of women who are pregnant or who are mothers is key to the health, growth and development of very young children.

The conference provided a platform to launch the Nurturing Care Framework for the Society.

The conference report can be downloaded here.

Jane Fisher and Prabha Chandra