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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 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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