Find a member society by region/ zone

Find a member society by region/ zone

The following Regions and Zones were reviewed and approved by the General Assembly in Yokohama,

Japan on August 26, 2002. The present list includes the new Member Societies admitted by the General

Assemblies in Cairo, Egypt on September 12, 2005, in Prague, Czech Republic on 22 September 2008, in

Buenos Aires, Argentina on 21 September 2011, Madrid, Spain on 16 September 2014, Berlin, Germany on

11 October 2017 and one ad-hoc Member Society admitted at the EC Meeting in Melbourne, Australia on

23 February 2018 plus two ad-hoc Members admitted at the EC meeting in Mexico City, Mexico on 27

September 2018. Member Society zonal reassignments may be agreed to by the Executive Committee

upon the request of the Societies involved.

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Zone 1: Canada


Canadian Psychiatric Association




Zone 2: United States of America


American Psychiatric Association




Zone 3: Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean


Barbados Association of Psychiatrists Costa Rican Psychiatric Association Cuban Society of Psychiatry Dominican Society of Psychiatry Salvadorean Association of Psychiatry Guatemalan Psychiatric Association Honduran Society of Psychiatry Jamaica Psychiatric Association Mexican Psychiatric Association Mexican Society of Neurology and Psychiatry Nicaraguan Psychiatric Association Panamanian Society of Psychiatry Puerto Rican Society of Psychiatry




Zone 4: Northern South America


Colombian Association of Psychiatry Ecuadorian Association of Psychiatry Peruvian Psychiatric Association Venezuelan Society of Psychiatry




Zone 5: Southern South America


Argentinean Association of Psychiatrists (AAP) Association of Argentinean Psychiatrists (APSA) Foundation for Interdisciplinary Investigation of Communication (FINTECO) (Argentina) Bolivian Society of Psychiatry Brazilian Association of Psychiatry Psychiatric Association of Rio de Janeiro State (Brazil) Psychiatric Association of Rio Grande do Sul – APRS (Brazil) Society of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery (Chile) Paraguayan Society of Psychiatry Society of Psychiatry of Uruguay





The table below shows the WPA's four world regions and eighteen country zones.  Use the dropdown menu to explore which member societies sit within which region and zone.

 

Region 1. The Americas

Region 2. Europe

Zone 1: Canada


Canadian Psychiatric Association




Zone 2: United States of America


American Psychiatric Association




Zone 3: Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean


Barbados Association of Psychiatrists Costa Rican Psychiatric Association Cuban Society of Psychiatry Dominican Society of Psychiatry Salvadorean Association of Psychiatry Guatemalan Psychiatric Association Honduran Society of Psychiatry Jamaica Psychiatric Association Mexican Psychiatric Association Mexican Society of Neurology and Psychiatry Nicaraguan Psychiatric Association Panamanian Society of Psychiatry Puerto Rican Society of Psychiatry




Zone 4: Northern South America


Colombian Association of Psychiatry Ecuadorian Association of Psychiatry Peruvian Psychiatric Association Venezuelan Society of Psychiatry




Zone 5: Southern South America


Argentinean Association of Psychiatrists (AAP) Association of Argentinean Psychiatrists (APSA) Foundation for Interdisciplinary Investigation of Communication (FINTECO) (Argentina) Bolivian Society of Psychiatry Brazilian Association of Psychiatry Psychiatric Association of Rio de Janeiro State (Brazil) Psychiatric Association of Rio Grande do Sul – APRS (Brazil) Society of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery (Chile) Paraguayan Society of Psychiatry Society of Psychiatry of Uruguay





Region 3. Africa and Middle East 

Zone 11: Northern Africa


Algerian Psychiatric Association Egyptian Psychiatric Association Libyan Association of Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery Moroccan Society of Psychiatry Sudanese Association of Psychiatrists Tunisian Society of Psychiatry




Zone 12: Middle East


Arab Gulf Psychiatric Association Emirates Society of Mental Health (formerly: Emirates Psychiatric Society) Iraqi Society of Psychiatrists Jordan Association of Psychiatrists Kuwait Psychiatric Association Lebanese Psychiatric Society Palestinian Psychiatric Association Saudi Psychiatric Association Syrian Arab Association of Psychiatrists Yemen Psychiatrists & Neurologists Association




Zone 13: Central and Western Africa


Ghana Psychiatric Association Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria Society of Psychopathology and Mental Hygiene of Dakar (Senegal)




Zone 14: Eastern and Southern Africa


Botswana Psychiatric Association Ethiopian Psychiatric Association (Zone 11 to 14 – GA Berlin 2017) Kenya Psychiatric Association Mauritius Psychiatric Association Mozambican Association of Psychiatry and Mental Health South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) Uganda Psychiatric Association Zimbabwe College of Psychiatrists (Ad-Hoc) Zambia Psychiatric Association (Ad-Hoc)





Region 4. Asia and Australasia

Zone 11: Northern Africa


Algerian Psychiatric Association Egyptian Psychiatric Association Libyan Association of Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery Moroccan Society of Psychiatry Sudanese Association of Psychiatrists Tunisian Society of Psychiatry




Zone 12: Middle East


Arab Gulf Psychiatric Association Emirates Society of Mental Health (formerly: Emirates Psychiatric Society) Iraqi Society of Psychiatrists Jordan Association of Psychiatrists Kuwait Psychiatric Association Lebanese Psychiatric Society Palestinian Psychiatric Association Saudi Psychiatric Association Syrian Arab Association of Psychiatrists Yemen Psychiatrists & Neurologists Association




Zone 13: Central and Western Africa


Ghana Psychiatric Association Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria Society of Psychopathology and Mental Hygiene of Dakar (Senegal)




Zone 14: Eastern and Southern Africa


Botswana Psychiatric Association Ethiopian Psychiatric Association (Zone 11 to 14 – GA Berlin 2017) Kenya Psychiatric Association Mauritius Psychiatric Association Mozambican Association of Psychiatry and Mental Health South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) Uganda Psychiatric Association Zimbabwe College of Psychiatrists (Ad-Hoc) Zambia Psychiatric Association (Ad-Hoc)





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