Co-sponsored by
World Psychiatric Association

Under the patronage of
European Psychiatric Association

Psychiatric Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina

University Clinical Center Tuzla, Department of Psychiatry

Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Solomon Rataemane

Prof. Solomon Tshimong Rataemane

Prof Solomon Tshimong Rataemane is the head of Department of Psychiatry at the University of Limpopo (MEDUNSA CAMPUS in Pretoria). He has special interest in child psychiatry, mood disorders and addiction medicine. He has served as deputy chairperson and chairperson of the Central Drug Authority of South Africa from 1995 to 2005. He was involved with UCLA Substance Abuse Program in collaborative research to improve Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for counsellors at SANCA Clinics in South Africa. He is a Board member of ICAA (International Council on Alcohol and Addictions) and serves on the Health Committee of the Health Professions of South Africa assisting in physicians’ health management. He has previously acted as the Interim Executive Dean of the Health Sciences Faculty of the University of Limpopo. He was appointed Deputy Chair of the Medical Research Council of South Africa for the triennium 2007 – 2010, and also serves fourth term as member of the Colleges of Psychiatry within the CMSA (Colleges of Medicine of South Africa)

He has the following affiliations:

  • South African Society of Psychiatrists: Chairperson of International Relations Division
  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (Member of the Health Committee)
  • International Council on Alcohol and Addictions)
  • Dr George Mukhari Hospital (Chief Psychiatrist)
  • WPA Zone 14 (Sub-Sahara Representative and Board Member)
  • Chairperson of the WPA Section on Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution
  • World Association for Social Psychiatry (Member of the Nominations Committee)
  • Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (Member of College of Psychiatry)
  • African Association and of Psychiatry and Allied Professions (Secretary General)
  • American Psychiatric Association (International Member)