|Wednesday 12th December 2018||7 ECMEC's|
|Registration||Invited Plenary Speakers|
|Break||Parallel Sessions: Workshops,|
|Poster session||Lunch||Parallel Sessions: Workshops,|
|Break||Invited Plenary Speakers & opening ceremony||Universal Health Coverage Day awards & welcome cocktail|
|Thursday 13th December 2018||6 ECMEC's|
|Registration||Invited Plenary Speakers||Break||Parallel Sessions: |
|Poster session||Lunch||Parallel Sessions: Workshops,|
|Break||Invited Plenary Speakers||Malta Republic Day|
Grand Harbour Fireworks Display - Valletta
|Friday 14th December 2018||7 ECMEC's|
|Registration||Invited Plenary Speakers |
Access to health
|Break||Invited Plenary Speakers||Invited Plenary Speakers|
Malta Mental Health & Primary Care Groups
|Lunch||Culture, health and mental health|
Led by Malta European Capital of Culture 2018
|Break||Invited Plenary Speakers, closing ceremony and best poster and presentation awards||Gala Dinner|
Sir David has devoted his professional life to improving the teaching of psychological skills to doctors of all kinds, and to improving the quality of services for those with severe mental illnesses.
He has advised the Department of Health over the years about service developments, and has been extensively used by the World Health Organisation as a mental health consultant.
Professor Ivbijaro is Visiting Professor of Population Health at NOVA University, Lisbon, Portugal and a specialist in Integrated Care and Primary Care Mental Health, with expertise in service re-design.
Rahn Kennedy Bailey has served as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center since January 2015.
Claire Brooks is President of ModelPeople Inc., a global consumer research and strategy consultancy which works with global corporations across many industries, including healthcare.
He is a Programme Manager for Mental Health at the WHO Regional Office for Europe (based in Copenhagen, Denmark).
Christopher Dowrick is Professor of Primary Medical Care in the University of Liverpool and a general practitioner in Aintree Park Group Practice.
He is Senior Investigator Emeritus for the National Institute for Health Research in England, and Professorial Research Fellow in the University of Melbourne in Australia.
Dr Taun Dua works in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at World’s Health Organization Headquarters.
Before joining the University of Malta’s Department of Mental Health within the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr Sammut had a career in the public sector as a Deputy Charge Nurse with the Maltese Mental Health Services. He holds both general and mental health nursing qualifications and has worked in a variety of mental health settings. Dr Sammut has completed his PhD in Mental Health Nursing with Kingston University and St Georges University of London under the supervision of Professor Mary Chambers.
Dr. Anton Grech was born on 16 November 1967 in Gozo, Malta. He graduated as Doctor of Medicine from the University of Malta in 1992.
He became a Member of the Royal college of Psychiatrists, UK, in 1997, and he became a Fellow of the same college in 2011.
Helen Herrman is President of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), and Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne. She is Professor of Psychiatry at Orygen, National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and the Centre for Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne, Australia.
Amanda Howe is a practising family doctor, an academic professor, and a national and international leader in family medicine. Since 2001, she has been Professor of Primary Care at the University of East Anglia, where she was part of the founding team for a new medical programme.
Dr. Afzal Javed is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Clinical Associate Teacher at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick UK. He also holds the honorary position of Chairman Pakistan Psychiatric Research Centre, Fountain House, Lahore (Pakistan).
Dr Roy Abraham Kallivayalil is Vice- Principal and Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India. He is the Secretary General of the World Psychiatric Association, Geneva (2014-2020). He is also President of World Association for Social Psychiatry, Paris (2016-19) and President of the National Alliance for Mental Health, India.
John M. Oldham, M.D. is currently Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine, and he holds the Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Endowed Chair for Personality Disorders.
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School and Associate Director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center.
Director of the PsychOncology Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and Director, Psychosomatic Fellowship Program.
Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for research and training in Mental Health since 2001, supports the implementation of community mental health in France and all over the world.
Professor Norman Sartorius, MD, MA, DPM, PhD, FRCPsych, obtained his MD in Zagreb (Croatia). He specialized in neurology and psychiatry and subsequently obtained a Master’s Degree and a Doctorate in psychology (Ph.D).
Prof. Saxena is a psychiatrist by training, working at World Health Organization as the Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse since 2010.
Eliot Sorel MD is an innovative global health leader, educator, health systems performance expert, and a practicing physician.
Allan Tasman is Professor and Emeritus Chairman of Psychiatry at the University of Louisville and Schwab Endowed Chair in Social and Community Psychiatry. He is internationally known for his advocacy for innovation in psychiatric education and clinical services and for an integrative bio-psycho-social model of treatment within a comprehensive and collaborative system of care.
Professor Thomas is a leading French Psychiatrist who is Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine in the University of Lille, France and also Head of the Department Psychiatry, Forensic Medicine at CHU of Lille France.
World Federation For Mental Health – Regional Vice-President for Latin America (2013 – 2015).
The Argentine Association for the Study of Addictions and Problematic Consumptions – Founder and Scientific Secretary (2016 – Present).
The Opening Ceremony is an evening of meeting new people and making strides in harmonius future developments in an chic setting for participants of the congress.
The Opening Ceremony will take place in the Floriani Hall of the Grand Hotel Excelsior, Malta.
The Gala Dinner is an evening of celebration and networking in an elegant setting for participants of the congress.
The Gala Dinner will take place at the Bacchus restaurant in the Silent city of Mdina.