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Pitch am 13th European Congress of Mental Health in Intellectual Disability 23 – 25 September 2021 | Berlin, Venue Urania

In a pitch on the German Government's Participation Report "Health - Opportunities for Participation - Risks of Discrimination. Health in All Policies as a cross-sectional task in the context of impairments and disabilities", Prof. Elisabeth Wacker contributed to getting the experts and political actors in the right mood for the congress with a triad focused on community, diversity and inclusion.

 

The opening ceremony of the international, hybrid congress on September 23, 2021, was also framed by greetings from political celebrities: Hubertus Heil, Federal Minister of Labor; Jürgen Dusel, Federal Commissioner for the Persons with Disability; Jens Spahn, Federal Minister of Health; Ursula von der Leyen, President of the EU Commission, as well as the scientific introduction by Professors Tanja Sappok and Claudia Hornbach and Professor Michael Seidel.