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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Freek Spinnewijn

We are delighted to welcome Freek Spinnewijn the Director of FEANTSA as one of our keynote speakers! FEANTSA is the European umbrella of NGOs working with homeless people. FEANTSA has member organisation in 30 European countries. As one of its priority topics FEANTSA works on the link between health and homelessness and concentrates on the issues that are most relevant for homeless people such as access to health, mental health, and certain diseases.
Freek studied Medieval History and European Law and Policy at the University of Leuven (BE). After some short work placements at the UN in Geneva and the EU in Brussels, he became director of EPSO, a European network of seniors’ organisations. In 2001, Freek took up his current position of director of FEANTSA. Freek sits on board of several European organisations such as the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), the European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN), and Social Services Europe.


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Learn more about Miklos Szocska

Miklos Szocska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklos Szocska

Master of Ceremonies

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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