Date: Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th March 2012

Venue: College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi

Organised by: The  Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi and the Scotland-Malawi Mental Health Education Project (SMMHEP)

Funded by: Scottish Government Malawi Development Fund grant

The conference was attended by 123 delegates - 77 from Malawi and 46 from Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Uganda, United Kingdom and United States, including an encouraging number of recently appointed trainee psychiatrists from Malawi (3), Zambia (3) and Zimbabwe (8).