About us

Member Year of joining Position
Dr Shahid Latif 2016 Chair
Dr Sarwat Nowrose 2016 Finance Officer
Dr Imran Malik 2016 Committee Member
Dr Hasanen Al- Taiar 2016 Committee Member
Amer Mukhtar   Committee Member
Ayesha Ahmed
Committee Member
Dr Bhanu Chadalavada 2017 Committee Member
Donna Arya   Committee Member
Emmeline Lagunes Cordoba   Committee Member
Dr Fabida Naushad 2017 Committee Member
Fatumo Abdi   Public Health Representative
Noor Asif   Trainee Doctor Representative
Rahat Ghafoor   Committee Member
Oana Ciobanasu   Committee Member
Santosh Marodhkar
Committee Member
Suraju Adeyemo   MTI doctor representative
Yasir Abbasi   Overseas doctor representative

The WACP is an independently incorporated, non-profit, international scientific and educational organization.

The main purpose of WACP is to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge, research initiatives and clinical experiences in the field of cultural psychiatry worldwide. Many national organizations of cultural psychiatry from different regions of the world, including our own Interest Group, are currently affiliated with the Association.

For more details about the WACP, as well as membership information, please visit the Association’s website.

The Second World Congress of Cultural Psychiatry took place in Orvieto, Italy, 26 - 29 2009.

Should you require a copy of any previous bulletins not currently available on the website, please contact the College Archivist Francis Maunze.

Upcoming events

None at present

Past events

Transcultural Special Interest Group Annual Conference

Monday 02 March 2020 at the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Please see conference programme for futher information

Transcultural SIG Annual Meeting: Cultural Challenges in Psychiatry in the 21st Century

Monday 18 February 2019 at the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Transcultural Chair presenting at Lunch and Learn

Dr Shahid Latif presented to RCPsych staff at the final Lunch and Learn session of the year on 19 December 2018. He provided staff with an overview of the SIG's work and how he revitalised it's activity. The floor was then open to questions from staff which provided a really good forum for discussion.

Membership is open to all Members of or Associates of the College.

Others may be invited to join at the discretion of the Chair.

To join, please complete our online application form or email the College Membership section.

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