Psychiatry in Developing Countries

CHAIR: E. Mohandas
Address: Elite Mission Hospital Koorkenchery Trichur Kerala 680007 India    
Phone: 91 487 2381520
Fax: 91 487 2424322
CO-CHAIR: Russell Franco D’Souza Address: Melbourne University 185 Cooper Street Epping 57A Nepean Highway
Melbourne 3070 Australia    
Phone: 61 3 8405 8885
Fax: 61 3 8405 8892
SECRETARY: Anand Ramakrishnan

Address: Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry Royal College of Psychiatrists Nottinghamshire
Healthcare NHS Trust 72 Portland Street Kirkby-in-Ashfield Notts. NG17 7AG United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1623 403278
Fax: +44 1623752923



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 2008 Activities:

  • 21 - 26 July, First Child & Adolescent Skill Training Program: Report

Members attending in the Pakistan meeting in 20072007 Activities:

  • Section actively collaborated:
    First World Congress of Asian Psychiatry in Goa, India
    2nd Aug. – 5th Aug, 2007
    Organised by South Asian Forum on Mental Health & Psychiatry International
    In collaboration WPA Section on Psychiatry in Developing Countries
  • The Section’s first international meeting (from February 15-19th 2007) was a historic event in Lahore (Pakistan) that attracted the key players in the field of mental health from all over the world. The conference was organized by WPA Section on Psychiatry in Developing Countries and South Asian Forum on Mental Health and Psychiatry in collaboration with BIA and Asian Division of Royal College of Psychiatrists, Asian Federation of Psychiatric Association, World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, World Federation of Mental Health and Pakistan Psychiatric Society. Read more in newsletter.
  • Collaboration with Midlands Psychiatric Research Group’s annual meeting at Coventry, UK on 14-16th June 2007.
  • Joint Symposium with WPA Section on Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the Congress of Psychiatric Association for Eastern Europe & the Balkans (PAEEB) held in Thessaloniki, Greece on 21-23 September 2007. Section was a collaborating group in this important meeting. Please have a look at the PAEEB website
  • Symposium in WPA Regional meeting Shanghai, China Sept 2007.
  • Symposium in WPA International meeting at Melbourne, Australia Nov 2007.

>> Newsletter 5 - 2008

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>> Newsletter 3 – 2007

>> Newsletter 2 - 2006

>> Newsletter 1 - 2006

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