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EPA launches its EU Elections Manifesto!

On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, held on 6 December in the EU Parliament, the EPA launched its Manifesto for the EU Elections taking place on 6-9 June 2024. With its Manifesto, the EPA calls on Members of the…

EPA celebrates its 40th Anniversary!

On 6 December 2023, the EPA celebrates its 40th Anniversary! Since its establishment in 1983, the EPA has been working towards the improvement of care for people with mental disorders as well as the development of professional excellence for psychiatrists….

EPA Statement: Conflict in Israel, Gaza and beyond

Strasbourg and Brussels, 20 October 2023 The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) notes with utmost concern, the shocking events of the morning of Saturday 7 October 2023, and the ensuing violence and turmoil affecting very many people. The EPA is a…

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EIWH-EPA Webinar on “The Interplay of Gender and Mental Health: A Global Health Issue” – 12 September

The EPA and the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) organised a joint Webinar on “The Interplay of Gender and Mental Health: A Global Health Issue“. During the Webinar that took place on 12 September from 10:00 to 11:30 CEST,…

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Welcome to the newly elected EPA Office Bearers!

The EPA Board met in Brussels on 27 April 2023 to hold elections for five EPA Office Bearers’ positions. We are proud to announce the election of Andrea Fiorillo as President Elect, Martina Rojnic Kuzman as Treasurer, and Jerzy Samochowiec as Secretary for Sections, as well…

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Welcome to the new EPA President, Prof. Geert Dom

The EPA is pleased to announce that Professor Geert Dom is the new EPA President, as of 26 March 2023 and for a mandate of 2 years. Geert Dom is Professor of psychiatry at the University of Antwerp and Medical…

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EPA Board Elections: welcome to the new members!

The EPA is pleased to welcome the newly elected EPA Board members: Philippe COURTET, France Andrea FIORILLO, Italy Cécile HANON, France Pavel MOHR, Czech Republic Jerzy SAMOCHOWIEC, Poland Meryam SCHOULER-OCAK, Germany Their mandate will run for 4 years, from 26…

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Board Elections at EPA Congress 2023 – Apply now!

The next European Psychiatric Association Board will be elected during the General Assembly on Sunday, 26 March 2023. The EPA Board is vested with the broadest powers to act on behalf of the EPA and to perform any actions and…

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EPA Webinar – Ethical Principles and Dilemmas in Psychiatry

Webinar on ethical issues - Thank you for joining

A warm thank you to the 74 mental health professionals who joined us online on Wednesday 7 September, for the EPA Webinar which addressed the complex and captivating topic of ethical questions in psychiatric practice. Jointly organised by the Committee…

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EPA takes part in the EMA HCPWP!

Since 2020, the EPA is part of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) network of Eligible healthcare professionals’ organisations. In 2022, the EPA was accepted to take part in the EMA Healthcare Professionals’ Working Party (HCPWP) for the mandate 2022-2025. The HCPWP…

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