We are proud to introduce the enhanced WPA TV experience of the 21st WPA Virtual Congress!

WPA got even better!

Through our innovative virtual studio, you will witness the worlds’ leading mental health experts have live discussions about current global challenges. With day-to-day congress highlights, innovative sessions, panel discussions & symposia, WPA TV will bring even more quality and value to your WCP21 days. Get ready for a truly immersive virtual experience raising awareness of mental health and the advancement of knowledge.

This is what you can expect to see broadcasted on the WPA TV channel:

18 October
08:00 – 08:45

Edmond Pi (USA) – Master of Ceremonies
Rodrigo Nel Cordoba Rojas (Colombia) – Spanish Welcome
Alberto Costa e Silva (Brazil) – Council Welcome
Afzal Javed (UK) – Welcome and brief description of WPA program
Danuta Wasserman (Sweden) – 10 minute description of scientific program

18 October

Application of ethical rules in Psychiatry

Silvana Galderisi (Italy)
Paul Appelbaum (US)
Guadalupe Morales (Spain)
Soumitra Pathare (India)
Oye Gureje (Nigeria)

18 October
12:45 – 13:45

Co-morbidity with mental Illnesses

Norman Sartorius (Swiss)
Elena Starostina (Russia)
Mohan Isaac (Australia /India)
Oye Gureje (Nigeria)
Andrea Fiorillo (Italy)

18 October
14:15 – 15:15

Fighting the stigma of mental disorders

Graham Thornicroft (UK)
Micheal Pietrus (Canada)
Tarek Okasha (Egypt)
Anja Kare Vedelsby (Denmark)
Heather Stuart (Canada)
Norman Sartorius (Switzerland)
Charlene Sunkel (South Africa)

19 October
08:00 – 09:00

Genetics & Psychiatry: Expectations & achievements

Cyril Höschl (Czech Republic)
Marcella Rietschel (Germany)
Vishvajit Nimgaonkar (US)
Carlos Lopez-Jaramillo (Columbia)

20 October
08:00 – 09:00

Perspectives of control of alcohol and drug use problems

Nirvana Morgan (South Africa)
Marica Ferri (Portugal)
Susan Weiss (USA)
Vladimir Poznyak (Switzerland)
John Saunders (Australia)
Pratima Murthy (India)

21 October
08:00 – 09:00

WPA & Regional Associations

Enrique Bojórquez Giraldo (Peru) - APAL
Malcolm Hopwood (Australia) - AFPA
Juliet Nakku (Uganda) – African Psychiatric Association
Mian-Yoon Chong (Taiwan) - PRCP
Peter Falkai (Germany) - EPA

21 October
11:00 – 12:00

Future perspectives of mental health care

Linda Cottler (USA) - Alcohol and drugs
Carlos Mendonza Lima (Switzerland) - Care for the elderly
Milica Pejovic (Serbia) - Children and adolescents

21 October
14:00 – 14:45

Future perspectives of mental health care

Danuta Wasserman (Sweden) - future WPA plans
Congress reflections – a member of the ECPs
Congress reflections - Representative of people with lived experience or carers
Moments of WCP21 video
Norman Sartorius (Switzerland) – Introduction to WPA 2022 program
Chawanan Charnsil (Thailand) – Welcome to Thailand