Executive Committee 2018-2021

Registered Head Office

WAPR
World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation – Asociación Mundial de Rehabilitación Psicosocial
C/ Paraguay, 8. Coslada – 28822 Madrid (SPAIN)
presidency@wapr.info

Office of the President

WAPR – World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation
“USHAKIRANA” 406-A/10, 7TH Main II Block Jayanagar, Bangalore – 560011
preswapr.2018@gmail.com / muralithyloth@gmail.com / msvmurthy@gmail.com (for CC)

WAPR is currently registered in the Home Office of Spain as a Non-Profit NGO (since December 2015). Tax ID in Spain: G87433769

Committee Members

President

Thyloth Murali MD DPM
Prof. and Head Dep. of Psychiatry, M.S.Ramaiah Medical College and Hospitals
Bangalore 233, 2nd cross,12th Main, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034, India
Contact: +91-80-25501977, +91-9449523983, muralithyloth@gmail.com

President Elect

Gabrielle Rocca MD
Istituto Corberi
Via Monte Grappa, 19, LIMBIATE (MB) ITALY
Contact: +39 02 994308624, +39 3298985311, garocca@libero.it

Vice Presidents

Pichet Udomratn
WPA Section Chair on Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Professor of Psychiatry, Prince of Songkla University Director, Mental Health Clinic
pudomratn74@gmail.com

V.K. Radhakrishnan MD
vkrcnk@gmail.com

General Secretary

Solomon Rataemane MD
University of Limpopo (MEDUNSA)
srataema@gmail.com

Dep. Sec. General

Shahid Quraishi (UK)
shahidquraishi@hotmail.com

Treasurer

Mathew Varghese (India)

Past President

Ricardo Guinea MD
Hospital de Día Madrid
presidency@wapr.info

Editor

Marit Borg
University College of Southeast Norway
marit.borg@usn.no

Following is a list of branch representatives, national secretaries or contact persons divided by country

COUNTRY BRANCH REPRESENTATIVES, NATIONAL SECRETARIES, OR CONTACT PERSON
Argentina Prof. Ignacio Brusco. Representative Argentina Branch.
Facultad Medicina Universidad de Buenos Aires.
brusco@fibertel.com.ar
Armenia Armen Soghoyan (Contact person)
aghoyan@yahoo.com
Australia and New Zealand

WAPR-ANZ
Dr. Russell D’Souza. President.

Northern Hospital Department of Research.
Epping, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
russell.f.dsouza@gmail.com  

UmitAgis, Secretary General.
Austin Health.
Heidelberg, Melbourne. Victoria, Australia.
umit.agis@austin.org.au

Austria Dr. Marion Kalousek
Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Baumgartner Höhe. Otto Wagner Spital mit Pflegezentrum.
1145 Wien, Baumgartner Höhe 1. Austria.
Tel. Nr.: +43 / 1 / 910 60 – 20108 oder 20101
Fax-Nr.: +43 / 1 / 910 60 – 20109
marion.kalousek@wienkav.at
Bangladesh

Prof. Md. GolamRobbani. President.
Deptt. ofChild, Adolescentes and Family Psychiatry, NIMH. ShereBangla Nagar, Dhaka – 1207, Bangladesh.
Phone: +880-2-8620353 (Res.) 8801711 – 525343 (Mobile) 

Dr. Nd. Tajun Islam. General Secretary.
Deptt. ofCommunity and Social Psychiatry, HIMH.
Phone +880-2-8620353 (Res.) 01199-59837 (Res.)
bap@agni.com

Botswana Dr. Paul Sidandi.
Lobatse Mental Hospital. P.O. Box 126. Lobatse. Botswana.
Tel: +267 5330 267. Fax: +267 5332 174
paul.sidandi@it.bw
Brazil Ana Maria Fernandes Pitta.
RuaAlagoinas, 231.
Rio Vermelho. CEP 41940-620
Salvador – Bahia
Brazil
Tel/Fax: +55 71 33348581Cell. 55 71 88810629
ana.maria.pitta@gmail.com
Canada

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Canada
Vicky Huehn. Executive Director. Frontenac Community Mental Health Services. President PSR/RPS Canada.
552 Princess Street. Kingston, Ontario K7L1C7
vhuehm@fcmhs.ca
www.psrrpscanada.ca 

Association Québecoise pour la Réadaptation Psychosociale
Esther Samson
184 Rue Racine, bureau 307. Québec, (Québec). Canada G2B 1E3.
Tel (418) 842-4004, #213
esamson.aqrp@qc.aira.com
www.aqrp-sm.org

Denmark

Danish Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitacion.
MogensSeider. President
Municipality of HøjeTaastrup
Tel. +45 4031 0210
MogensSe@htk.dk
www.psykosocialrehabilitering.dk 

Pernille Jensen. Vice President
Municipality of Gladsaxe
Tel. + 45 3957 4224
perjen@gladsaxe.dk

Ethiopia Marcos Tesfaye. (National Secretary)
Head Department of Psychiatry.
College of Public Health and Medical Sciences. Jimma University.
P.O.Box 378 Jimma Ethiopia
Tel 251 471 119883 Fax 251 471 114484
markos.tesfaye@ju.edu.et
France E. Giraud Baro.
UnitéDanquin. Centre Hospitalier. BP100
38521 Saint EgréveCedex.
Tel. +04.76.56.44.40 Fax +04.76.54.74
www.rehabilite.fr
Greece

Maria Economou. President.
meconomou@epipsi.gr 

Alexandra Palli. Secretary.
Hungary Ida Kosza.
2013 Pomaz, PF 165. Hungary.
Tel/Fax: +36 26 325 536. Fax: +36 26 525 631
drkoszaida@t-online.hukosza@galfi.hu

India

Thyloth Murali, MD, DOM (NIMHANS)
President WAPR
Professor and Head Department of Psychiatry
M.S. RamaiahMeedical College and Hospitals, Bangalore.
Prof and Head DeptPssychiatryc and Neurological rehabilitacion NIMHANS 

Honorary CEO ChittaDhama
Home for persons with mental ilness who are homeless.
Consultant in Psychiatry and Rehabilitacion, Health Foundation, Bangalore.
233, 2nd cross, 12th Mail, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034 INDIA
tel +91-80-25501977, Mobile + 91-9449523983
muralithyloth@gmail.com

V.K. Radhakrishnan
Vice President of the WAPR
Director CNK Hospital, Changanassery. Kerala.
Mob + 9947137860
vkrcnk@gmail.com

Dr. C. Ramasubramanian, President WAPR (Indian Chapter)
Director M.S. Challamuthu Trust & Research Foundation, No. 643, P.K.Nagar, MADURAI -625020
TN Mob: 9843255444, 9843058632
dr.ramasubramanian@gmail.com

Dr. H. Chandrashekar
Secretary WAPR Indian Chapter

Prof & Head Deptt of Psychiatry, Bangalore Medical College & Research Hospital, Bangalore.
Chanag61@gmail.com
98451 05373

Office of WAPR (IC)
“Usha Kirana” 406-A/10, 7th Main Road, Jayanagar 2nd Block, Bangalore -560011.
wapr2009@gmail.com

Indonesia Gpandu Setiawan (Contact)
gpandu_stw@yahoo.com
Italy WAPR Italy: Dr. Edoardo Re (President)
National Secretary
Via Fabio Filzi 47
20124 Milano
tel fax 0039 02 67072438
edoardo.re@ospedaleniguarda.it
www.wapr-italia.it
Israel ISPRA Israel Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.
Oren Derhy.
oren@ispraisrael.org.il
www.ispraisrael.org.il
Jamaica Lorraine Barnaby
16 Liguanea Terrace. Kingston 6. Jamaica.
lorainebarnaby@yahoo.com
Japan Kenichi Hasegawa
Charge of Public RelationsJapanese Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Gunma Prefectural Psychiatric Medical Center
2373 KunisadaAzuma-mura, Sawa-gun. Gunma-ken. 379-2221 Japan
HFH01003@nifty.ne.jp
Laos Manivone Thinkeo (National Secretary)
mthinkeo@yahoo.com
Mexico Dra Anel Garcia
PsicAnel@aol.com
Norway Audun Pedersen.
Senior Advisor for Mental Health.
Department of Social Affairs, Housing and Local Development.
Municipality of Bergen. Bergen City Hall. 5020 Bergen
+ 47 5556 7457
+ 47 9779 8722 (Cell)
Audun.Pedersen@bergen.kommune.no
Pakistan Muhammad Nasar Sayeed Khan (National Secretary)
Services Institute of Medical Sciences,
13-B Aibak block New Garden Town
Lahore . Pakistan
(+92) 42 5883382; Mobile: (+92) 300 8440242
naasarsayeed@yahoo.com
Philippines Lourdes Ladrido-Ignacio.
Department of Psychiatry. College of Medicine. Unversity of the Philippines.
P. Gil St, Manila. Philippines
Tel: +63 2 525 0803/ 525 1767. Tel/Fax: +63 2 371 3603
lladridoignacio@gmail.com
South Korea Lee, Myung-Soo MD,MPH
Secretary General Korean Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (KAPR)
Director, Seoul Metropolitan Mental Health Center.
206 ILYANG B/D SF, Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea.
Tel: +82-2-3444-9934 (DIR 211); Fax: +82-10-3748-5593
mslee1010@gmail.com / mslee1010@hanmail.net
Spain

FEARP (WAPR Spain)
Federación Española de Asociaciones de RehabilitaciónPsicosocial.
www.fearp.org 

 Jose Uriarte (President)
jota.jota@telefonica.net

Ricardo Guinea (Delegatefor International Issues)
Federación Española de Asociaciones de Rehabilitación Psicosocial (FEARP)
Hospital de dia Madrid. C/Manuel Marañon 4. 28043 Madrid. Spain
Tel: +34 91 759 66 92. Fax: +34 91 759 60 02
guinea@hdmadrid.org

AEN Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatria-Profesionales de Salud Mental.
Eudoxia Gay (President) Jose Carmona (Secretary General)

C/ Magallanes, 1 Sótano 2 local 4. 28015 Madrid
Tfno: (+34) 636.72.55.99 Fax: (+34) 91.847.31.82
aen@aen.eswww.aen.es

Taiwan Taiwan Association of Psycho-Social Rehabilitaion.
Wang, Jung Chang. (president)
4F.-No110, Sec 1, Hankou St. Zhonzhend Dist.
Taipei Taiwan.
++886 2-2371-0734
tapsr9973@gmail.com
www.tapsr.url.tw
Thayland Pichet Udomratn, M.D.
President, WAPR-ThailandBranch.
Prince of Songkla University. Hat Yai, Songkhla 90110
Thailand
Tel : (+66)-74-451351, (+66)-74-451352 Fax : (+66)-74-429922
upichet@medicine.psu.ac.th
Turkey Bulent Coskun (National Secretary)
Psychiatry Department of Kocaeli University. Medical Faculty. PK 222 IzmitKocaeli. Turkey 41 000
Tel: Office: +90 262 303 7506. Fax: +90 262 303 1013.
8bulentcoskun@gmail.com / bcoskun@isbank.net.tr
United Kingdom Dr. ShahidQuarishi.
LamontClinic. BurnleyGeneraal Hospital. CastertonAvenue. Burnley. BB 10 2PQ. UK.
shahidquraishi@hotmail.com
United States of America Peter D. Beichman
President. American Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation
New York USA
pbeitchman@thebridgeny.org
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