Azerbaijan Psychiatric Association will be a part of the Congress on Mental Health

Azerbaijan Psychiatric Association (AzPA) will be a part of the Congress on Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of the XXI Century.

About the Azerbaijan Psychiatric Association

The Association was set up in 1922 as Azerbaijan Society of Neurologists and Psychiatrists. In 1994 it was officially registered by the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan Republic and from here on continued its activity as Azerbaijan Psychiatric Association. The founder of Association was Acad. S.N. Davidenkov, whose responsibilities were delegated to Prof. D.S. Ozeretskovski and later on to Prof. A.A. Abbaskuliyev. Since 1999 and to the being time, AzPA is leaded by Prof. Nadir Ismayilov.

Activity of AzPA in previous years include organization of numerous local and international conferences, publication of collected research papers. Since 1999 AzPA has official press organ with official license and international registration number – Azerbaijan Journal of Psychiatry.

Of late years AzPA straightened its organizational activities, established cooperation with international organizations and implemented several significant projects in the field of mental health. Since 1999 AzPA is a full member of the World Psychiatric Association

The Association cooperates with Global Initiative in Psychiatry, European Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Association, Turkish Society of Psychiatrists, Russian Society of Psychiatrists and other respected professional communities.

Further to its head office in Baku, AzPA has 11 regional offices, uniting mental health specialists in different regions of Azerbaijan Republic. At the moment AzPA is represented by 350 psychiatrists as well as clinical psychologists, psychotherapists, narcologists, and public figures.

AzPA Web-site: www.psychiatry.az

Please visit the Congress’s website to access online registration for the congress program, including detailed information and registration options: www.mental-health-congress.ru/en/

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