WPA Regional Congress, Addis Ababa

World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress is being held at Addis Ababa Nov 21-23, 2018. It is attended by large number of delegates from not only Africa but also from countries across the world. The theme of the Congress, "Integrating Mental Health in Primary Care: Evidence, Experience and Innovation" is very relevant and contemporary. Plenary sessions, Symposia, workshops, free papers and Poster sessions are some of the highlights.  The sessions are well attended with much interested participation. 

Hearty congratulations to Prof Dawit Aseefa and his team!

WPA President Prof Helen Herrman greets the first lady of Ethiopia Zinash Tayachew .


WPA EC meeting at Addis Ababa. Seen in the photo L to R.  Francesca Sotgiu (CEO), Thomas Schulze, Michel Botbol, Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (Secretary General),  Helen Herrman (WPA President),  Afzal Javed (President Elect), Armen Soghoyan and Roger Ng.


Award winners at the Congress with the First Lady.



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