Mental Health and Well-Being Conference of Ghana

10 October 2013 - 13 October 2013
Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Accra
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Coming Event : The First Mental Health and Well-Being Conference of Ghana which will be held 10th-13th October 2013 (opening on World Mental Health Day) at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in 54 Independence Avenue Ridge – Accra.

Registration is now OPENED. Take advantage of Early Bird Rates.

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Professor Norman Sartorius (Switzerland) is the President of Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes. Professor Sartorius is a former director of the World Health Organization‘s (WHO) Division of Mental Health, and a Former President of the World Psychiatric Association.


Professor Brenda Happell RN, RPN, BA(Hons), Dip Ed., BEd., MEd, PhD.

Director of the Institute for Health and Social Science Research and Professor of Contemporary Nursing, Queensland Australia. Consultant to (WHO).


Dr Victor Doku is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Epidemiologist and lecturer

at the Institute of Psychiatry London and a Research fellow at the Kintampo

Health Research Centre in Ghana.


Dr George Kweifio-Okai holds a PhD in Physiology from the University of Melbourne.

As well as being a biomedical scientist, George has a keen interest in natural medicine.

He has been visiting a lecturer at the Ghana Medical School and KNUST

School of Medical Sciences.


Dr Euan Hails JP is  Clinical Lead for Psychosis Services, Hywel Dda Health Board.

National Lead FEP Wales & Member of 1000Lives Plus Faculty. Highly experienced

senior mental health care (Evidence based psychological interventions)

and education provider, experienced in the development and delivery of

skills based CBT focused educational programmes and therapeutic services.


Mr Francis Acquah is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse accredited by the

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and is the Clinical Director of

Positive Mental Health Program Pty Ltd, a company providing mental

health support, counselling, psycho-social rehabilitation community reintegration.

Francis is a Broad Member of Mental Health Foundation Ghana.


Dr Prosper Abusah has been working with Central Australian Mental Health Services

as Senior Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Lecturer at the Flinders Medical School

of Flinders University. He is based at Alice Springs Hospital. Dr Abusah worked for the

World Health Organisation (WHO) and was based at the Fiji School of Medicine as

the Head of Department of Psychiatry and Senior Clinical Tutor.