Association of Psychiatrists in Africa (APA)

Association des psychiatres en Afrique (APA)

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History

26 June 1970, Mauritius, at a Pan African Psychiatric Workshop, following preliminary discussions: 1958, Bukatu (Belgian Congo); 1961, Nigeria; 1966, Dakar (Senegal); 1969, Kampala (Uganda). For a time, from 1975, referred to as Association of African Psychiatrists -- Association africaine de psychiatrie and as African Psychiatric Association. No recent activity reported since 1995.

Aims

Promote development and articulation of ideas for promoting mental health in Africa; disseminate findings of scientific research and matters relevant to mental health in general and Africa in particular; collaborate with organizations within and outside of Africa on issues and policies to facilitate psychological wellbeing of individuals and stability of the social and political system globally.

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Activities

Organizes congresses, workshops, scientific meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Amenities
    • Living Conditions
  • Health Care
    • Mental Health
    • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
    • Psychology

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

D0412

Last News Received

28. Sep 1995
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