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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

African International Division

About the African International Division

The main object of International Divisions is to facilitate the exchange of information and to promote discussion about psychiatry within a specified geographical area outside the United Kingdom. 
Executive Committee
  • Chair: Professor David Ndetei (Kenya)
  • Vice Chair: Position Vacant
  • Financial Officer: Position Vacant

Vacancies on the Executive Committee

A vacancy will arise in 2017 for the position of Chair of the African Division

Members of the RCPsych in good standing who are members of the RCPsych African Division are eligible to stand for election.  Candidates must be nominated by  two RCPsych Members by Wednesday 29th March 2017 using the nomination form.  If more than one person is nominated, then an election will take place.  The new post holder will take office from the date of the RCPsych’s next Annual General Meeting in June 2017.

Full details of the election process can be found in the College Bye-laws and Regulations.



  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire  
  • Congo Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya


  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe





Hope for Mental Health for All in Africa

A documentary from the Africa Mental Health Foundation




Contact us

The College International Unit provides overall administrative support to the African Division.  If you wish to inform us of anything that will be of interest to our members in the region please email us.  


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