Joint conference held in Tokyo, Japan

November 5, 2011

Between 31 October and 1 November 2011, the inaugural joint conference between the University of Melbourne and National Centre of Neurology and Psychiatry (NCNP) was held in Tokyo.

This conference was aimed at strengthening the relationship between Australia and Japan, through the cooperative goal of enhancing mental health policies of both countries. Professor Ian Everall, Elizabeth Scarr, Chee Ng (all representing The University of Melbourne) and Leonie Young (former CEO and board director, beyondblue) presented at this conference.

The conference follows the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The University of Melbourne and National Centre for Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan.