About us

MemberYear of joiningPosition
Dr Shahid Latif2016Chair
Dr Sarwat Nowrose2016Finance Officer
Dr Imran Malik2016Committee Member
Professor Alex Mitchell2017Academic Advisor
Dr HasanenAl- Taiar2016Committee Member
Dr Kim Sadique2016Committee Member
Dr Manjunath Minajagi2016Committee Member
Dr Najat Khalifa2016Academic Advisor
Dr Bhanu Chadalavada2017Perinatal Advisor
Dr Yasir Abbasi2017Addictions Advisor
Dr Ina Los2017Committee Member
Dr Fabida Naushad2017Committee Member
Dr Gloria Dura Villa2017Committee Member
Dr Daniel Flecknoe2017Committee Member
Dr Raghu Raghavan2017Committee Member
Dr Max Malik2016Committee Member
Dr Olivia George2016Medical Student Committee Member
Dr Phoebe Linton2016Medical Student Committee Member

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

Transcultural Special Interest Group Annual Conference

Monday 02 March 2020 at the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Full programme to be released shortly. The speakers confirmed are as follows:

  • Dr Waleed Ahmed
  • Dr Donna Arya
  • Professor Kamaldeep Bhui
  • Dr Subodh Dave
  • Dr Imad Ismail
  • Dr Fabida Noushad
  • Dr Ghulam Soomro
  • Dr Hari Subramaniam
  • Dr Waquas Waheed

Book you spot now to secure your place.

Past events

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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