The 9th Kasr Al Ainy Annual International Psychiatry Congress: with the theme “Positive Psychiatry: Beyond Traditional Perspectives,” organized by Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University in collaboration with EPA was held at Learning Resource Center, Kasr Al Ainy, during the period of 17– 18 February 2016. Great number of national and international delegates attended the conference and shared their research and clinical experiece.
The Third annual congress of cognitive behavioral therapy: was held in the American university in Cairo 25th-27th February in collaboration with the Asian federation of psychiatric association and WPA . Prof.Ahmed Okasha discussed the biology of cognitive behavior therapy and Afzal Javed delivered his presentation around psychosocial rehabilitation in the 21st century.
The clinical practice guidelines for management of suicide and self harm: The general secretariat of mental health (Prof. Hisham Ramy and Dr. Riham Ali) in collaboration with the Egyptian Army Forces psychiatry department (General Dr. Mohamed Reda and Bri. Dr .Khaled Sabry ) , Ain Shams University (Prof. Nahla Nagy ) and Cairo University (Prof. Mostafa Shaheen) worked together to set the clinical practice guidelines for management of suicide and self harm ,in order to solve the problem of inconsistency and inadequacy in service delivery .
World Psychiatric Association Collaborating Centre : The institute of psychiatry ,AIN Shams university Founded by Professor Ahmad Okasha 1990 was accredited as World Psychiatric Association Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Psychiatry directed by Prof. Tarek Okasha .
WPA Zonal Representative for zone 11(North Africa)