scientific association


The African College of Neuropsychopharmacology (AfCNP) is a professional non-for profit association that is dedicated to the provision of evidence based psychopharmacology information to health care practitioners, trainees, service users and other key stakeholders in Africa.



Provide an avenue for regular training and updating of knowledge of health care providers and trainees with regards to best practices in the field of psychopharmacology

Collaborate with other professional bodies that promote psychopharmacology.


President: Dr Dickens Akena (Uganda)

Past President: Prof Dan J. Stein (South Africa)

President Elect: Prof Lukoye Atwoli (Kenya)

Secretary: Dr Nastassja Koen (South Africa)

Treasurer: Prof Noeline Nakasujja (Uganda)

Additional Member Non-Psychiatry: Prof Kirsty Donald (South Africa)

Additional Member Psychiatry: Prof Bonga Chiliza (South Africa)

Founder Member: Gerhard Grobler (South Africa)


AFCNP 2016

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