Two WONCA leaders receive prestigious award from WPA

Professor Michael Kidd AM (left), WONCA Immediate Past President and Professor Gabriel Ivbijaro MBE (right), a former chair of the WONCA Working Party on Mental Health have been awarded honorary membership of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA).

These awards are in recognition of the recipients’ hard work and contribution to psychiatry and mental health. Honorary membership is one of the highest honours that the WPA can bestow on an individual.

On the occasion of this award Michael Kidd said “I see this as recognition of WONCA’s strong and enduring work in mental health in primary care, in partnership with our colleagues from the World Psychiatric Association.”

Gaby is the current president of the World Federation for Mental Health. Read his latest article in the Huffington Post here.

Congratulations to Michael and Gaby.