On 28th September 2018, the Greek Careers Network (EPIONI) is hosting a conference focused on caregivers.
The event will be held at the office of the European Parliament in Athens at 15:30 under the auspices of the Ministry of Health in Greece, the World Federation for Mental Health, the Hellenic Psychiatric Association, the European Brain Council.
The conference will feature prominent scientists such as Professor of Psychiatry George Christodoulou, Dr. Dimitrios Kontis, Dr. Kalliopi Panagiotopoulou, Mr. Panagiotis Chondros from NGO EPAPSY and Mr. Alexandros Oikonomou from NGO EDRA.
Other prominent speakers include Mr. Stecy Yghemonos, Executive Director of Eurocarers, Mrs. Margaret Walker, Executive Director of EUFAMI and Dr. Reinhard Peuker.
The event will give the opportunity to caregivers such as Mrs. Dragana Kistner from Germany and Mrs. Stefania Buoni from Italy to share their personal experiences and discuss the challenges involved in caregiving.
The conference is organized with the support of MEP from Czech Republic, Mr.Tomas Zdechovsky, former MEP Mr. Nikos Chrysogelos and MEP Kostadinka Kuneva.
Former minister of Education and Health Mrs. Marietta Giannakou will deliver a welcome speech.
The Greek Carers Network would like to thank www.psychologynow.gr, socialpolicy.gr andwww.iatronet.gr for being the media sponsors and Interamerican, Pharmaserve Lilly, Lundbeck and AMKE Aegeas for their generous support.
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