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Upcoming WPA Educational Activities

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Upcoming WPA Educational Activities

Like so many organisations around the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to move online. WPA has embraced this movement and are now working hard seeking collaborations to create and run educational online courses. The below is a list of upcoming courses.

Please regularly check back here to make sure you do not miss out on any new courses added.

WPA Lancet Event

African Launch of the WPA-Lancet Commission: Time for United Action Against Depression

10th November 2022, Time: 3 pm EAT | 5 pm Pakistan | 4:30 pm Afghanistan | Noon / 12 pm UK

The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Lancet Commission on Depression synthesised evidence from multiple contexts and developed action-oriented recommendations for a plethora of stakeholders. Join the African launch Commission, where the co-Chairs including Dr Dixon Chibanda will convey the key messages, while invited panelists will discuss and deliberate on the significance and implementation of these recommendations


More information about the webinar and registration details can be found here.

Course Directors (include)

Dr Dixon Chibanda

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Together Against Stigma: Evidence and Action

16th November 2022, Time: 9:30 to 1:30 AM EST / 15.30 to 19.30 CET

This webinar is prepared by the Stigma Section of the World Psychiatric Association. Each panel will feature 6 experts who will discuss key aspects of their work and interact with the audience using a question-and-answer format through a chat. The panelists have been engaged in developing and leading successful 
anti-stigma programs in different parts of the world. Discussions will be of interest to anyone interested in 
understanding the challenges and opportunities involved in successful anti-stigma work.


More information about the webinar and registration details can be found here.

Course Directors

Professor Norman Sartorius

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