Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations
Date: 26 September 2013
Aims and Objectives
To achieve Excellence in Psychiatry and Mental Health Services in Asia.
The objectives of the Association shall be
1.1 To advance the art and science of psychiatry in Asia
1.2 To promote the importance of modern Psychiatry in the health care systems of Asian countries.
1.3 To promote and maintain the highest standards of professional psychiatric practice, prevention of
mental ill health and research in the field of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Asia.
1.4 To share psychiatric knowledge, skills and practices among Asian countries to improve care of the
mentally ill in Asia
1.5 To strive towards the improvement in mental health legislation, policies, plans, insurance systems
and research that improve the care of mentally ill in Asian countries
1.6 To provide an united Asian platform in psychiatry to promote good and mutually beneficial
relationships with other international psychiatric bodies
1.7 To stress the importance of the region , culture, & tradition in the promotion of the Global mental
1.8 To carry out regular activities that are incidental to all the above aims
For further information please visit the website at http://afpa.asia/