Communiqué from the First Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) Conference in Nigeria

The University of Ibadan Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CCAMH) hosted the very first Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) conference in Nigeria from Tuesday 14th June to Thursday 16th June 2016. The conference which held at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, University College Hospital Ibadan Campus, Nigeria was organised in collaboration with the African Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (AACAMH), the Association for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Allied Professions in Nigeria (ACAPAN) and the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

The conference theme; ‘Child Mental Health for Nation Building’ intends to draw the attention of the various Governments, Policy Makers and Organisations to the plight of children and adolescents particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.