The EBC Newsletter for April 2017 can be accessed here.
A meeting to discuss finalizing creation of the Portuguese Brain Council (PBC) took place in Lisbon on 19th April 2017 at Ciência Viva - a national agency for the promotion of initiatives for the public awareness of Science and Technology in Portugal. Representatives of key scientific societies discussed what has been achieved so far, what [...]
On 11th April 2017, EBC attended the European Parliament's Interest Group on Carers meeting. Held at the European Parliament in Brussels, the meeting was hosted by Eurocarers, the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, and MEP Marian Harkin. The meeting primarily addressed the relevance of the new European Pillar of Social Rights in addressing [...]
On Wednesday 12 April 2017, the symposium Mental Health in Europe: Promoting Equal Opportunities and Social Participation, was held at Thon Hotel in Brussels. The meeting gathered delegates from various health industries and organizations, academics and MEPs to discuss the prevention, detection, and treatment of mental health difficulties. Among other key topics of discussion were: exploring innovative [...]
From 1 - 4 April, EBC was pleased to attend the 25th European Congress of Psychiatry held by one of its members, The European Psychiatric Association (EPA), in Florence, Italy. Guided by the motto “Together for Mental Health,” the congress facilitated learning, discussion, and exchange among European and international psychiatrists together with leaders of stakeholder organisations in mental [...]