WAIMH hosts a World Congress every two years, each in a different country. It has long been the tradition of the WAIMH that every second WAIMH World Congress is outside Europe.

The Board of Directors starts the process of choosing the location of a new world congress four years before the actual date of the congress. The location for the congress of 2016 that will be outside Europe was decided in the April 2012. Read more.


Next World Congress

15th World Congress

Infant Mental Health in a rapidly changing world: Conflict, adversity, and resilience

Hosted by Israeli and Palestinian Infant Mental Health Associations

Prague May 29 - June 2, 2016


WAIMH awards

The Awards will be presented during the World Congress in Prague.





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University of Tampere
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