The official launch of Jean Monnet Chair EUMEDAID took place on 3rd December 2020 -the National Day of Persons with Disabilities- by organizing the webinar “World Day of Persons with Disabilities: Challenges and needs of persons with disabilities during the Covid-19 pandemic”, with the cooperation of ESAmeA and the support of MSc “Global Health-Disaster Medicine”, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Stelios Kympouropoulos, Psychiatrist, Member of the European Parliament
George Stamatis, Secretary General for Social Solidarity and Fight Against Poverty
Ioannis Vardakastanis, President of the Greek National Confederation of Disabled People (NCDP) and European Disability Forum (EDF)
Emmanouil Pikoulis, MD, PhD, DMCC, FACS, FEBS, Professor & Chairman of the 3rd Department of Surgery, “Attikon” University General Hospital, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), and holder of Jean Monnet Chair in “Humanitarian Medicine and Response in action”.
The Webinar had 408 participants from all around Greece, while 5.350 people viewed the event via Facebook.