In October 2012, Victor Aparicio Basauri received a moving and well deserved recognition for his contribution to the development and transformation of mental health services in the Region of the
The ceremony took place at the Regional Conference on Mental Health, held in
Since the beginning of the 90s, Victor Aparicio has stood out for promoting processes of change in mental health services in Latin America and the
In 1991, Dr. Aparicio joined the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) as temporary consultant. During this period, he worked in several countries of Latin America and Europe and actively participated in the quinquennial PAHO meetings on the restructuring of mental health programs in
From October 2004 until the end of 2012, he served as PAHO’s Subregional Advisor on Mental Health for
Summarizing Dr. Aparicio Basauri’s career is a real challenge for all that he has done for mental health in the academic, professional, managerial and humanitarian fields, both in
Well deserved recognition! Congratulations, Dr. Aparicio!
We suggest reading an interview with Dr. Aparicio published by La Prensa on October 25, 2012, under the title: "En la mente de otro" (only in Spanish).