1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society





Dr. M Parameshvara Deva

Professor and Head
Department of Psychological Medicine
MAHSA University College
59100 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Qualifications
MB;BS, FRCPsych; FRANZCP, FAMM, DPM

Work Experience
Psychiatrist since 1972
Professor of Psychiatry 14 years,
at University of Malaya, University of Sheffield, Perak College of Medicine
University of Papua New Guinea, MARA University of Technology, Malaysia
Fiji National University (Fiji School of Medicine)
Head of Departments of Psychiatry 14 years

WHO Acting Regional Adviser in Mental Health, WHO office for Western Pacific Manila 1998-1999 Consultant to WHO, Manila in Mental Health from 1999-

Publications
9 books on psychiatry/Medicine , Edited 2 other books
82 Journal publications
66 Proceedings, chapters in books
32 WHO Technical and Mission Reports including 2 monographs

Adviser ASEAN Federation for Psychiatry and Mental Health (AFPMH) 2006-8

Others
Over 480 conference scientific presentations

Currently
Founder Patron of Asian Federation of Psychiatric Associations (AFPA) 2005-
Vice President World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) WP Division 2006-
Founder and current chairman of WPA Section on Psychiatry in Developing Countries 2005-
Chairman, Western Pacific Division of Royal College of Psychiatrists 2010-
Adviser to Cambodian Association for Mental Health 2009-