4th Annual Malawi Mental Health Research and Practice Development Conference (2014)

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

3rd Annual Malawi Mental Health Research and Practice Development Conference (2013)

22nd to 23rd April 2013 - St John of God, College of Health Sciences, Mzuzu, MalawiOrganised by the Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi,  St John of God, College of Health Sciences and the Scotland-Malawi Mental Health Education Project (SMMHEP)Funded by the Scottish Government Malawi Development FundThe conference was attended by 108 delegates from Malawi, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and United Kingdom.

2nd Annual Malawi Mental Health Research and Practice Development Conference (2012)

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

Bath half marathon fundraising

Ben Wildblood, a medical student at UCL will be running the Bath half marathon to fund raise for SMMHEP on 7th March 2010. He's recently returned from Malawi on his undergraduate elective - inspired by his time with Rob Stewart at Zomba Mental Hospital, he wanted to do something to help the education of his peers at the College of Medicine and mental health education development in Malawi. Follow the link to support Ben in his good efforts.

Mental Health service users and carers society meeting

On Saturday 27th of February 2010, a very successful open meeting was held at the College of Medicine, Blantyre to plan the formation of a Mental Health service users and carers society for Malawi.
The meeting was attended by over 30 users and carers, as well as representatives from College of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, FEDOMA (Federation of Disability Organisations of Malawi) and SMMHEP (Scotland-Malawi Mental Health Education Project).