TEZPUR, March 18: The two day 7th national conference of WAPR-IC concluded on Saturday at LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, here. A total of 257 participants registered for the conference. The first day of the conference started with the registration of participants from various fields of mental health and its allied branches.
The first half of the programme was divided into 2 plenary sessions and 3 symposiums with the theme of ‘Promoting rights and recovery in mental health’ by Dr. Gabriele Rocca, health director of the ‘Solaris’, Social Enterprise, professor at the Post Graduate School of Psychotherapy, Milan, Italy & president WAPR; Dr. V.K. Radhakrishnan, director, CNK Hospital (P)Ltd, Changanachery & secretary general, WAPR among others.
The 2nd symposium sponsored by Mariwala Health Initiative was held on the theme ‘Rehabilitation in Northeast India’ with speakers, Mintu Moni Sarma, (Program lead, MITA, the ANT, Bongaigaon); Dilip Gaonker, Parivartan Trust among others.
Inaugural ceremony for the 7th national conference of WAPR-IC was held in the auditorium, LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, here between which was started with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries on Friday. Welcome address was given by the director, LGBRIMH, Dr. S.K. Deuri, director, LGBRIMH delivered the welcome address while a souvenir published for the occasion also was released by the dignitaries present.