Welcome to the Uganda Psychiatrists Association (UPA). UPA is a family of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals who have a passion to improve the mental well being of the Ugandan citizens. It comprises of 40 full time members based in different parts of the country and a number of associate members.
World wide mental and substance abuse disorders are common; every 6th or 7th person experiences mental disorder. The burden in low income countries is high and the care gap large. our dream is to change this Scenario for Ugandans and to enhance productivity of our citizen. Our mental health; our asset.
What we do
We are Mental Health service providers in Uganda, who work in conjunction with other health service providers in the health sector. We advocate for Mental Health, promote quality of
mental health services, rights of patients within the context of Ugandan laws and regulations as well as the welfare of the mental health care providers. We promote research in Mental Health.