AFPA Asian Federation of psychiatric Assoc

Professor Malcolm Hopwood and Professor Helen Herrman attended The Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations (AFPA) International Congress in Manila, Philippines, from January 24-26, 2018.  The event, was locally hosted by the Philippine Psychiatric Association (PPA), to coincide with the PPA’s 44th Annual Convention. It featured the timely theme, “Advances, Impacts, & Future Directions of Psychiatry: The Asian Experience”, with the goal of portraying the distinctiveness of psychiatry in Asia. The program enhanced and update the participants on scientific momentums, its impacts on current clinical practice, and future directions in the field, with a special focus on the Asian backdrop.