WCP 2020 20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry
Date : Oct 14, 2020 - Oct 17, 2020
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Venue : Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center
Location Address : 88 Theparat Road, Khet Bang Na, Bangkok
Country : Thailand
Organizer : WCP 2020 Secretariat
Show URL : wcp-congress.com
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This Congress not only marks the 20th Anniversary of the first World Congress held in 1950, it also celebrates the evolution and growth of the WPA over the last 70 years. As a triennial Congress, the meeting will include the WPA General Assembly at which elections for WPA officers will take place.

Introduction :

This Congress not only marks the 20th Anniversary of the first World Congress held in 1950, it also celebrates the evolution and growth of the WPA over the last 70 years. As a triennial Congress, the meeting will include the WPA General Assembly at which elections for WPA officers will take place.

We are particularly excited to be hosting such a significant event in Asia. The diversity of the region encourages diversity in the program, with opportunities to explore how we work in scarce resource versus high income settings, and how we can share best practice across settings of all kinds across the world. We will review the 2017-2020 Action Plan and delve into its themes of collaboration, reaching those living with adversity, and the rich and varying ways in which the role of psychiatrist can be legitimately expressed. We will investigate how the time-honoured approaches and the newest techniques in psychiatry - including those in psychotherapies, neuromodulation, pharmacology, digital technologies and social therapies - can be used practically to support people affected by mental ill-health, their families and friends and community groups. These groups will join researchers and mental health professionals to consider advocacy, planning and policymaking across sectors to promote the advancement of psychiatry and mental health in all countries.
We look forward to seeing you in Bangkok in 2020!


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