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The 15th World Congress of Psychiatry (Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 18-22, 2011)

The outstanding scientific programme of the 15th World Congress of Psychiatry is now available on the Congress website (www.wpa-argentina2011.com.ar). By September 9, more than 12,000 paid registrations had been received. About 13,000 participants are expected. You are cordially invited to join this memorable event.

By September 1, more than 11,200 paid registrations had been received. More than 12,000 participants are expected.

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The 15th World Congress of Psychiatry: the most attended meeting in the history of WPA

The 15th World Congress of Psychiatry, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 18 to 22 September 2011 has been the most attended meeting in the history of the WPA and...

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Kenneth S. Kendler received the Jean Delay Prize 2011

Kenneth S. Kendler, Professor of Psychiatry and Human and Molecular Genetics at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA, received the Jean Delay Prize 2011 in the Opening Session of the 15th World Congress of Psychiatry, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 18 September, 2011.

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Geneva Prize Foundation for Human Rights in Psychiatry (Fondation Prix de Genève pour les Droits de l’Homme en Psychiatrie) - A Rwandese psychiatrist awarded the 2011 of the Prize of Geneva

Dr. Naasson Munyandamutsa, of Rwandese origin, was assigned as prize winner 2011 of the Prize of Geneva for Human Rights in Psychiatry. The prize was handed to him on 22 September 2011 during the closing session of the 15th World Congress of Psychiatry in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Prof. Mario Maj, WPA President (2008-2011) and Prof. Françoise Ferrero, President of the Foundation.

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World Psychiatric Association General Assembly 2011

World Psychiatric Association General Assembly 2011 was held on 21 September Buenos Aires, Argentina, in conjunction with the 15th World Congress of Psychiatry (18-22 September 2011, Buenos Aires).

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WPA International Congress (Zone 8)-Improving science, ethics, services and solidarity in psychiatry

19.06.2013 - 23.06.2013
Turkey / Istanbul
Organizer: WPA in collaboration with Psychiatric Association of Turkey  and Turkish Neuropsychiatric Society      
Contact: Dr. Levent Kuey
E-mail: kueyl@superonline.com, leventkuey@wpaistanbul2013.org
Website: www.wpaistanbul2013.org

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16th WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY (Zone 8) - WPA 16th World Congress of Psychiatry - Focusing on Quality, Access and Humane Care

14.09.2014 - 18.09.2014

Spain / Madrid

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WPA Thematic Conference, 8-11 February 2012, Granada, Spain - Mental Health and Family Medicine Working Together

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming celebration of the Thematic Conference of the WPA which will be held on 8-11 February 2012 in the Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) in Granada, Spain.

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WPA Thematic Conference, 8 - 11 February 2012, Granada, Spain - "Mental Health and Family Medicine Working Together"

This conference is sponsored by the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) in close collaboration with WONCA and the Spanish Neuropsychiatric Association (AEN), and amongst others, with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the World Association of Social Psychiatry, the Latin American Psychiatric Association (APAL) and the Maristan Network.

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WPA Thematic Conference, 29 - 31 March 2012, Tarragona, Spain - Addiction Psychiatry

SOCIDROGALCOHOL is organizing the first Thematic Conference on Addiction Psychiatry in collaboration with the World Psychiatric Association (WPA). The event coincides with the XXXIX National Conference to be held from 28 to 31 March 2012 in the city of Tarragona, Spain.

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WPA Regional Meeting, 3 - 5 November 2011, Kaohsiung, Taiwan - "Asian mental health: current and future perspectives"

The main theme of this scientific meeting will be “Asian mental health: current and future perspectives”. It is an honor to have this opportunity to share the mental health promotion in Asia with different experts from Taiwan and abroad.

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WPA Regional Meeting, 13-15 September 2012, Bali, Indonesia - "Mental Health and Disaster: Beyond Emergency Response"

The Indonesian Psychiatric Association cordially invites your participation in the WPA Regional Meeting to be held in Bali, Indonesia, on 13-15 September 2012.

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WPA Thematic Conference - 9-12 June 2011, Istanbul, Turkey
Re-thinking Quality in Psychiatry: Education, Research, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment

Dear Colleagues,
I am happy to invite you to attend the WPA Thematic Conference to be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 9 to 12 June 2011, dealing with quality assurance in psychiatric education, research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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WPA Regional Meeting, 14-17 April 2011, Yerevan, Armenia

Mental Health (MH) professionals from all over the world are warmly invited to Yerevan, under the majestic view of Biblical Ararat. During April you could enjoy the blossom of apricots and cherries in Yerevan and after an hour drive experience fantastic snowcapped mountains.

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WPA Regional Meeting, 14 - 17 April 2011, Yerevan, Armenia

"I am happy to invite you to participate in the WPA Regional Meeting to be held in Yerevan, Armenia, from 14 to 17 April, 2011..."

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WPA Regional Meeting hosted by the Egyptian Psychiatric Association, “Comorbidity between Mental and Physical Disorders”, Cairo, Egypt, 26-28 January, 2011

The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Regional Meeting with the theme “Comorbidity between Mental and Physical Disorders” hosted by the Egyptian Psychiatric Association was held in Cairo, Egypt from 26-28 January, 2011 at the Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel.

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WPA Regional Meeting, 26-28 January 2011, Cairo, Egypt

Mental disorders were known to Ancient Egyptians 5000 years ago. In spite of the mystical beliefs, psychiatric patients were cared for, and treated as were those with physical ailments; for example mental disorders were known as an integral part of heart and uterine disorders. Mental disorders were one entity in Pharonic Egypt.

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Summarizing Report of the International Congress, 1-5 September 2010, Beijing, China - "Global Psychiatry at the Frontier: Sharing the Future"

"The 2010 World Psychiatric Association International Congress" was held in China National Convention Center (CNCC) from the 1st to 5th September, 2010. It is organized by the World Psychiatric Association, the Chinese Society of Psychiatry, Capital Medical University, and Beijing Anding Hospital.

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WPA Regional Meeting in Saint Petersburg, 10 - 12 June 2010

The WPA Regional Meeting was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 10-12, 2010. It was the first international event of such a level in mental health sphere in Russia. The President of the WPA Prof. Mario Maj, and the members of the Executive Committee provided substantial support during the preparation of the Congress.

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Pre-Congress Information
Regional Conference 10-12 June 2010 St. Petersburg, Russia

We are pleased to invite psychiatrists from all over the world to St Petersburg to take part in the WPA Regional Congress on 10-12 June of 2010. The title of the Congress “Traditions and Innovations in Psychiatry” appeals to the rich experience of European Psychiatry and new contributions from different parts of the world.

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International Congress, 1-5 September 2010, Beijing, China - "Global Psychiatry at the Frontier: Sharing the Future"

We are greatly honored to cordially invite you to attend and participate in the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) International Congress which will be held in Beijing, China from 1 to 5 September 2010, hosted by the Capital Medical University (CMU) and the Chinese Society of Psychiatry (CSP).

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WPA World Congress of Psychiatry in Prague, Czech Republic, 2008 - What the XIV. World Congress of Psychiatry meant for Czech psychiatry

It was the biggest and most important international congress on psychiatry that ever took place in the Czech Republic and was fully prepared by local organizers.

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XIII. World Congress of Psychiatry in Cairo, Egypt, 2005 - "5000 Years of Science and Care"

The 13th World Congress of Psychiatry was held in Cairo, Egypt from 10-15 September 2005. This was the first time in the 55 year history of the WPA that the World Congress of Psychiatry was held in the African continent, in the Middle East and in Egypt.

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XII. World Congress of Psychiatry in Yokohama, Japan, 2002 - "Partnership for Mental Health"

This was the first time ever that the World Congress of Psychiatry was held in Asia, the huge and contrasting region which houses half of mankind. The formidable complexity of the East met the West, with the North and the South intersecting as well, towards a global alliance for mental health.

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XI. World Congress of Psychiatry in Hamburg, Germany, 1999 - "Psychiatry on New Thresholds"

The XI. World Congress of Psychiatry took place in Hamburg from the 6th to the 11th of August, 1999.This ecumenical encounter was attended by over 8000 participants who came together from 117 different countries. Recent scientific findings and health care proposals were discussed in 583 scientific sessions, including a special track for young psichiatrists.

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X. World Congress of Psychiatry in Madrid, Spain, 1996 - "One World, One Language"

The X. World Congress of Psychiatry took place in Madrid from the 23rd to the 28th of August, 1996. It has been widely regarded as a highly sucessful World Congress with a record attendance of over 11,000 participants from 112 countries.

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WPA Regional Meeting in Abuja, Nigeria 22 – 24, October, 2009

The recently concluded World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Regional Meeting, held in Abuja, Nigeria on October 22 -24, 2009, attracted 286 delegates from 19 countries.

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WPA Regional Meeting and 2. International Conference of South Asian Forum International on Mental Health and Psychiatry

The Bangladesh Association of Psychiatrists (BAP) announces with pleasure to hold the WPA Regional Meeting from 21-23 January, 2010 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a very prestigious meeting in the South Asia region on mental health.

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WPA Regional Meeting in Abuja, Nigeria - Brief report: Prof. S. Rataemane Secretary General of AAPAP

This meeting was held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Center in Abuja, Nigeria from 22 – 24 October 2009. It was organized jointly by the Association of Psychiatrists of Nigeria, African Association of Psychiatry and Allied Professions and World Psychiatric Association with support from the World Health Organization.

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Training Course in Disaster Management at WPA Regional Meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 21-23, 2010)

Many Asian countries are regularly affected by disasters and face their tragic aftermath. Some recent examples include the Indian Ocean tsunami, the earthquake in Pakistan, issues of internally displaced persons in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and cyclones in Bangladesh, India and Myanmar.

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The WPA International Congress, 2009, Florence, Italy -

The WPA International Congress “Treatments in Psychiatry: a New Update”, held in Florence from 1 to 4 April, has been a major success. We have had about 9,000 participants from 125...

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The WPA Florence Congress: 9,000 participants!

The WPA International Congress "Treatments in Psychiatry: A New Update", held in Florence from 1 to 4 April, has been a major success. We have had about 9,000 participants from 125 countries.

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