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.
I am delighted to let you know that WPA has finished a major report on Social Justice for individuals with mental illness which will be officially launched in October and I will let you have the details when it is accessible.
Letter from the WPA President - WPA Lancet Commission (5 January 2016)
You may recall that in my earlier communication in the beginning of December 2015, I had informed you that the WPA had set up a WPA-Lancet Commission on Psychiatry, the first ever to be set up by Lancet Psychiatry.
Letter to Zonal Representative - Re commission (27 May 2015)
I am writing to let you know of an exciting project being led by the WPA. In collaboration with Lancet Psychiatry we have set upWPA-Lancet Commission on Psychiatry which aims to look at the role of psychiatry and the psychiatrist in the first quarter of the 21st century.
I propose to provide you regular updates about various activities that I am involved in on behalf of the WPA> Since taking over in Madrid I have been involved in meeting key individuals and including Director of Mental Health at the WHO