About the World Psychiatric Association
The WPA is an association of national psychiatric societies aimed to increase knowledge and skills necessary for work in the field of mental health and the care for the mentally ill. Its member societies are presently 138, spanning 118 different countries and representing more than 200,000 psychiatrists. Read More
The WPA is an association of national psychiatric societies, presently 138, spanning 118 different countries. Here you will find the recent news on the activities of the WPA Member Societies.
Social Justice for people with mental illness
Dear Friends, dear Colleagues,
This is my last communication to you in my current role. As you know, I shall demit office after the 17th World Congress of Psychiatry in Berlin from 8th to 12th October 2017.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Psychiatrist of the 21st Century
Introduction: In the past few decades, progress in research and clinical practice of psychiatry has continued apace. However, the resources for mental health services around the globe have not ..
WPA Statement on General Comment to the CRPD
The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which is charged with overseeing the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD),..
WPA Guidance Papers are published
WPA Secretary General, being the editor of the WPA Website and the WPA News, facilitates the process of their publication. Here you will find the recent news on related activities. Facts about www.wpanet.org
WPA Thematic Congress, Melbourne, 25-28 Feb 2018- Innovations in Psychiatry: Effective Interventions for Health & Society
New ideas, new discoveries, new ways of implementing advances and new technological solutions are fundamental to the work of modern 21st Century psychiatry.
WPA Berlin 2017 Elections- List of Candidates
The next WPA General Assembly will be held in Berlin, Germany on 10 October 2017. After careful review of the WPA Standing Committee on Nominations, please find below the list of candidates for the positions open for election:
WPA Berin 2017- Educational Programme: Courses open for booking
Take a look at the high-quality educational programme Dear Colleagues,
For five days this October, psychiatry and psychotherapy will be..
Our Goodwill Ambassadors
Big Bang Theory Actor Kunal Nayyar, film director Dr Mohan Agashe, Mr. Suresh Oberoi (International Actor) and B.K. Shivani (International motivational speaker) are our Goodwill Ambassadors.