Date: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th March 2014

Venue: Hotel Masongola, Zomba, Malawi

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

Funded by: Grant from the Scottish Government Malawi Development Fund

The meeting was attended by 138 delegates from Malawi, Kenya, Netherlands, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and United Kingdom with a range of backgrounds - nursing officers, psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, social workers, occupational therapists, medical students and members of the Mental Health Users and Carers Association.