Depression and Care Services

European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well being and Brain Disorders

Tuesday 24 January 2013

Depression and Care Services


Chairs:     Nessa Childers MEP & Antonyia Parvanova MEP

Welcome and introduction

EU action in the field of depression: Jürgen Scheftlein, European Commission, DG SANCO
IG 20120124 Scheftlein

A personal statement: Kjell Magne Bondevik, former Prime Minister of Norway (video message)
link to the interview:

The burden and cost of depression in Europe:     Professor Cyril Höschl, European Brain Council
IG 20120124 Hoschl
Recommendations of the Expert Platform for a better management of depression in Europe
Professor Norman Sartorius, Chair of the Expert Platform on Mental Health – Focus on Depression
IG 20120124 Sartorius

Commentary: Dolores Gauci, GAMIAN-Europe
Open discussion

Conclusions and close:     Nessa Childers MEP &     Antonyia Parvanova MEP

Full treport of the IG meeting: report IG 20120124 Depression


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