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Athens, 28.9.2018 at 15:30. Caring for Carers: Young Carers in a Changing World

IMG_4313Part of the Greek Carers Network activities is the conduct of informative events with the participation of healthcare professionals, psychologists, social workers and lawyers, who give answers to a wide range of medical, legal, educational and employment issues of interest to the public, especially to caregivers of people with a chronic disease or disability.

EPIONI on September the 28th 2018, at 15:30 organizes at the office of the European Parliament in Athens, a conference focusing on caregivers. The event is 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.

epioni_28.9.18_ENOther prominent speakers include Mr Stecy Yghemonos, Executive Director of Eurocarers, Mrs Miia Männikkö, President of EUFAMI and Dr Reinhard Peuker.

The event which has the support of the European Parliament office in Greece and the European Commission Representation in Greece will give the opportunity to caregivers such as Mrs Dragana Kistner from Germany and Mrs Stefania Buoni, president and founder of COMIP 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.

We would like to thank, and for being the media sponsors and Interamerican, Pharmaserve Lilly, Lundbeck and AMKE Aegeas for their generous support.

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