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Overseas blogs

Report from Guatemala mhGAP train the trainers
- Dr Pavin

(Published April 2018)


Out of Programme Training in Pantang Hospital, Accra, Ghana - Dr Dr Konstantinos Tsamakis

(Published 25 May 2017)

Pantang Hospital, Ghana

RCPsych promotes and supports mental health globally

(Published 10 October 2016)

World Mental Health Day

Iraq since IS - Dr Peter Hughes

(Published 5 May 2016)

Iraq since IS
Mental health professionals continue to offer their support to affected Syrians - Dr Nadim Almoshmosh

(Published 25 May 2016) 

Dr Nadim Almoshmosh

Jungle Diary, Calais - Dr Lynne Jones

(Published 1 December 2015)

Jungle Books, Calais
Psychiatry training in Kashmir - Dr Mudasir Firdosi

(Published 5 October 2015)


Iraq Since IS - Dr Peter Hughes

(Last updated 30 April 2015)

Erbil, Iraq
Myanmar - Bradley Hillier
(updated 10 April 2015)
Yangon, Myanmar

Sierra Leone - Dr Peter Hughes

(Updated 11 December 2014)

Sierra Leone
Reflections of an overseas CASC candidate -

Dr Emad Sidhom
(Published 19 Sept 2014)
Dr Emad Sidhom

Ethiopia - Alexander Adams

(Last updated April 2014)

Rural Ethiopia - with Alexander Adams

Syria - Peter Hughes

(Last updated March 2014)



Brazil - Dewi Pritchard

(Last updated January 2014)


Psychiatry in Brazil by Dr Dewi Pritchard

The Philippines - Lynne Jones

(Last updated March 2014)



Ecuador - Lucienne Aguirre

(Last updated September 2013)


Ecuador blog

Hargeisa -  Aidrous Elmi Yousuf

(Last updated August 2013)


Hargeisa, Somaliland

Southampton - George Kunyangna 

Southampton - Peter Adams

(Last updated July 2013)


UHS - Southampton


Egypt - Dr Emad Sidhom

(Last updated August 2013)


Blog from Egypt by Dr Emad Sidhom

Zimbabwe - Dr Angharad Piette

(Last updated January 2013)


Angharad Piette reports from Harare
King's - THET Somaliland Partnership

- Dr Lauren Gavaghan

(Last updated November 2012)


 Camels in Somaliland


India - Dr Jeshoor Jebadurai

(Last updated December 2017)


C.S.I. Rainy Multi Speciality Hospital in Chennai

The Gambia - Dr Imogen Kretzschmar 

(Last updated November 2011)

The Gambia

Uganda - Dr Peter Hughes

(Last updated December 2017)



Bangladesh - Dr Adrian Phillipson

(Last updated April 2012)


Cape Town - Dr Roxanne Keynejad

(Last updated November 2011)

Cape Town

Ghana - Dr Susie Easton

(Last updated November 2011)


Micronesia -  Dr Anna Stout

(Last updated January 2012)


Somaliland - Dr Peter Hughes

(Last updated July 2011)


External blogs:


Mind Readings - Professor Femi Oyebode's musings from Agora


Scientific publishing in Somalia: An interview with Dr Jibril Handuleh


Archived blogs:


Haiti - Dr Peter Hughes 2010 



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overseas Blogs

  Dr Peter Hughes, RCPsych Blog Editor

RCPsych Blog Editor, Dr Peter Hughes, is a consultant psychiatrist based at Springfield University Hospital, London. He has an interest in international psychiatry and has been travelling to Africa over the last five years doing short-term assignments in mental health.

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