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Professor Roger Montenegro

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World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH); World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR).

Prof Montenegro is a Member of the Board of Directors of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH), acting as Corporate Secretary and Regional Vice-President for South America. Besides, he is Regional Vice-President for the Americas of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR). He also holds honorary appointments at some Latin American psychiatric associations. From 1989 Prof Montenegro became actively involved in the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), where he held the following positions: WPA Zone Representative for Latin America, WPA Secretary for the Board of Regional Representatives, WPA Secretary for Education, first Chair and afterwards Consultant to the WPA Committee on Education, Webmaster of WPA Online, and WPA Council Member. Since 1996 he was Honorary Member, which was then upgraded to Honorary Fellow and in 2005 he was granted the Presidential Commendation Award. In 1996 he became President of the Latin American Psychiatric Association (APAL) and is now a Council Member, as well as webmaster of its website.