14.11.2016

Emerald at the WPA Meeting in Cape Town

From November 18 - 22 the World Psychiatric Association will hold an international congress in Cape Town, South Africa.


The main theme of this year's meeting will be “Psychiatry: Integrative Care for the Community”

On Saturday, Nov 19 from 2:30 - 4.00 pm the Emerald group will present our work in a symposioum (Symp 26 in the programme) chaired by Professor Graham Thornicroft, Emerald coordinator.

Following topics will be presented (meeting room 2.44):

  • What is the Emerald Programme? by Prof. Graham Thornicroft, King's College London, UK
  • Service User Involvement In Mental Health System Strengthening: 6 Low And Middle-income Countries. by Prof. Atalay Alem, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Strengthening Mental Health System Governance In Six Low-and Middle-income Countries In Africa And South Asia: Challenges And Opportunities. by Prof. Inge Petersen, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Household Economic Impact Of Depression, Psychosis, Alcohol Use Disorder And Epilepsy: A Cross-sectional Survey In 6 Low And Middle-income Countries. Sumaiyah Docrat, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Detection of depression and alcohol use disorders in primary health care setting in Nepal. Emerald Co-worker from TPO Nepal, Nagendra Luitel, presentation in the course of Emerald sister project PRIME. The presentation is available for download here.