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Register Now for New Webinar on Oct 26th!


JUST ANNOUNCED: A Joint Webinar with IPA & WPA-SOAP titled:

"Human rights based care - transforming the future of mental health care we want for all".

Thursday, October 26th 2023 at 7:00 AM CDT (click here to see this event in your local time)

Click here to register now! 

Hello IPA colleagues,

The year 2023, marks the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This event is aligned with the United Nations Human Rights 75 Initiative, “together, let’s rejuvenate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, demonstrate how it can meet the needs of our time AND advance its promise of freedom, equity and justice for all”.

The objective of this event is to advocate for the promotion, protection, and effective access to human rights focused care of older persons with mental health conditions and psychosocial disability. This event is a joint production of the International Psychogeriatric Association and the World Psychiatric Association: Section of Old Age Psychiatry.

As with all programs in the IPA Webinar Series, this presentation is intended as an educational event on topics that are timely and relevant to the field of mental health for older adults.

Prof. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, PhD Chair, IPA Webinar Series

Webinar Presenters-

Presenter: Dr. Kiran Rabheru

Ottawa, Canada

Join us for his presentation titled "How do we promote a culture of rights-based care throughput the life course? 

Presenter: Dr. Carlos Mendoca Lima

Fiaugères, Switzerland

Joins us for his presentation titled "Human Rights and Clinical Practice in Old Age Psychiatry".

IPA Webinar Series, Program Organizers:

Prof Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, PhD Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre Chair, IPA Webinar Task Force The Netherlands

Robert Madan MD FRCPC Deputy Chief of Staff, Baycrest, Canada Prof Maria I. Lapid, MD Professor of Psychiatry Mayo Clinic, United States

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