49th Middle East Medical Assembly

Mental Health Across the Lifespan

April 19 -21, 2018


MEMA 2018’s focus on mental health is in line with the proper recognition of the challenges of a complex humanitarian emergency that has evolved to become one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. In addition, and since we are living in a conflict zone with an enormous array of mental health concerns, it has become a pressing need to raise awareness on mental health issues and enforce mental wellbeing strategies that would scale up responses to improve the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of the population. Insight into mental health also requires the incorporation of neuroscience into both the mechanisms and mitigating factors for mental disorders, as well as where and how to focus research and treatment.


49th Middle East Medical Assembly (MEMA) will be lead by:

Dr. Samir Atweh, Chairman
Dr. Fadi Maalouf, Scientific Committee Chair


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