WPA 2015

Primary Care Mental Health:
Innovation and Transdisciplinarity

The Palace of Parliament 

Bucharest, Romania

24 - 27 June 2015

Testimonials

Congratulations Bucharest on your 550th birthday and wishes for many many many more years to come and prosper. It is always a great pleasure to visit this beautiful city. Thanks to the organizers and the team for making the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress a great success. Thanks for all your hard work and making it possible. Thanks to the Romanian Psychiatric and Psychotherapy Association for your very kind, generous and wonderful hospitality!

Will carry happy memories!

Dinesh Bhugra (UK)

President of the World Psychiatric Association

President of the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress

 

Thank you for a wonderful welcome and hospitality in Bucharest and the Palace of Parliament for the International Congress of WPA, June 2015. The Congress is a great success scientifically and socially. I have apreciated attending along with colleagues from Romania and around the world. It is a special chance to learn more about psychiatry in Romania and the region from our eastern colleagues here.

Best wishes,

Helen Herrman (Australia)

President Elect of the World Psychiatric Association

Co-Chair Scientific Committee of the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress

 

Excellent Organization! Congratulations for a big success of WPA International Congress organized by Romanian colleagues under leadership of Professor Eliot Sorel. Delegates from all over the world enjoyed the hospitalty of Romanian coleagues.

Thanks for all your thoughtfulness,

Masatoshi Takeda (Japan)

Secretary for Scientific Meetings of the World Psychiatric Association

Co-Chair Organizing Committee of the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress

 

Warmest congratulations to our great collaborative team including the WPA, RAPP, WONCA, OECD, APA and many others who have generously and superbly contributed to making the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress a memorable experience.

Thank to all for the brilliant scientific presentations breaking new ground in innovation, transdisciplinarity and integrated care essential to Global Health, to individuals and populations health and well being.

Eliot Sorel (USA)

Founder Conflict Management Section of the World Psychiatric Association

Co-Chair Scientific Committee of the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress

 

Excellent Congress, organized by excellent colleagues!

I enjoyed in particular the psychiatry in going more and more political! Lets join in doing so from a global and European perspective!

Wolfgang Gaebel (Germany)

President of the European Psychiatric Association

 

Congratulations on a wonderful Congress. And thank you for such a main welcome to beautiful Bucharest.

Michael Kidd (Australia)

President of the World Organization of Family Doctors

 

A wonderful Congress - outstanding + diverse scientific program and excelent fellowship in a glorious setting. Both the venue + the city + the country are beautiful. Well done - congratulations!

Jack McINTYRE (USA)

Past President of the American Psychiatric Association

 

This is the wonderful repeting in Bucharest. Thanks for the hospitality and wonderful program: academic and scientific.

Gracias for sus atenciones y explendida organizacion.

Edgar Belfort (Venezuela)

Secretary for Education of the World Psychiatric Association

This extraordinary opportunity to be in Bucharest attending a remarkable and memorable meeting, has been an honour and pleasure for me. We all believe that this is the best of times for reorienting psychiatry and medicine towards of a value-based and more humanitarian practice.

Fernando Lolas (Chile)

Former Consultant of the Ethics Committees of the World Psychiatric Association

  

Thank you for the great opportunity to be in this wonderful city of Bucharest with such a stimulating scientific program. It is a great partnership between the WPA and Romanian psychiatrists.

Thank you,

Michelle Riba (USA)

Secretary for Publications of the World Psychiatric Association

 

It is indeed a pleasure attending the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress. Well organized and well attended. The organizers have done a very remarkable work. This meeting has certainly increased the WPA visibility in the region.

Afzal Javed (Pakistan)

Secretary for Sections of the World Psychiatric Association

 

I wish every successes and prosperity to your organization and your beautiful country.

Armen Soghoyan (Armenia)

Secretary for Finances of the World Psychiatric Association

 

Excellent Congress!

Excelent dinner + social evening!

Everything lovely + beautiful!

Vijoy Varma (USA)

Past President of the World Congress of Social Psychiatry 1992

 

This Congress is very timely!

We are going through a process of transformation and we are in need of the discussions we have had during this Congress!

Congratulations and many thanks!

Peter J. Verhagen (The Netherlands)

Zonal Representative World Psychiatric Association,  Zone 8 -  Southern Europe

 

The Bucharest Congress was a great social and intelectual experience. The academic level of lectures and symposia was surprinsingly high. It was nice to meet colleagues and discuss the topics of mental health system, violence. I am proud to be a part of WPA.

Zvi Zemishlany (Israel)

Zonal Representative World Psychiatric Association,  Zone 8 -  Southern Europe

Thank you so much for your kindness hospitality and Congress. Wonderful Scientific Meeting. We will always remember Romania!

Virginia Rosabal (Costa Rica)

Zonal Representative World Psychiatric Association, Zone 3 - Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean

 

So wonderful

So nice

I am proud of being a part of this great Congress in this great palace.

And to convey my deep feelings, I add a few lines of my own poetry in persian, with translation to english:

Oh Companion

A journey is always

The unfolded puzzle

Of tomorrow

Think of the point

You left behind

Ahmad Mohit (Iran)

Founding Chairperson of the Section on Literature and Psychiatry of the World Psychiatric Association

 

The Congress was right in all aspects. Christiana told us that you have worked very very hard to make things perfect. It has realized this great opportunity for primary care and psychiatry to advance hands in hands.

Heartly congratulations!

Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan)

Former Chair on the Operational Committee on Finance of the World Psychiatric Association

 

As a former GP and a current psychiatrist I consider this meeting a success and a critical importance to moving forward in mental health treatment system.

Jyrki Korkeila (Finland)

Zonal Representative World Psychiatric Association, Zone 7 - Northern Europe

 

Congratulations for a very well organized Congress, a great and most appropriate theme and, above all, most appropriate venue. I had the pleasure to renew old friends and make new ones with the possibility of life-time friendships, partnerships and collaborations.

David M. Ndetei (Kenya)

Zonal Representative World Psychiatric Association, Zone 14 - Southern & Eastern Africa

 

Congratulations.

Is more than a Congress.

The atmosphere and contents and scientific meeting is so beautiful. I think WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress will be a basic stone for the future development.

Min-Soo Lee (South Korea)

Zonal Representative World Psychiatric Association, Zone 17 - Eastern Asia

 

It has a wonderfull experience to participate in this well organized congress.

Congratulations and thank you!

Juan Mezzich (USA)

 

Congratulations to WPA on such a well organized and stimulating Congress covering this vital area. Thank to all who worked so hard to make this event such a success.

Yours,

Jonathan Campion (UK)

 

This whole Congress and event has been life changing. Participanting as a speaker was one thing, but hearing what others had to say, literally got into my heart. From poetry to the real humanism of the profession of mental health. I am honored to know you and all the others.

With love,

Bonita Nahoum Jaros (USA)

 

Thank you to give the WPA Congress a „we are all a family-feeling”.

Bernd Hallier (Germany)

 

Thank you very much; Art Therapy: „For us, the sun will shine again.”

Marie-Christin Hallier (Germany)

 

Congratulations WPA.

Thank you for a wonderful Congress and the ability to grow and learn from your team. I look forward to many more!

Miguel Alampay (USA)

 

Este o mare onoare pentru mine si pentru comunitatea IT din Romania de a participa la acest Congres. Congresul reuneste cele mai prestigioase personalitati din domeniul medical din toata lumea.

Multumesc Domnului Profesor Eliot Sorel pentru aceasta oportunitate.

Cu multa stima,

Nicolae Tapus (Romania)

University Politehnica of Bucharest