6th World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness
Riddel Hall, Queen's University Belfast

16-19 September 2014
Pathways to Rights

Dr. Johannes Fellinger

Dr. Johannes Fellinger, M.D., P.D. is Head of the Neurological Institute for Language and Senses – Health Centre for the Deaf of the hospital of St. John of God Linz, consultant for Neurology and Psychiatry, Neuropediatrics.  Assistent Professor of University of Viena. He was WFD Expert on Mental Health 2009-2011 and co-ordinator for health issues since 2013. He was the president of the 5th ESMHD Congress on Mental Health and Deafness 2003, Bad Ischl. Lecturer at the Medical University Vienna. He has participated in numerous research projects on Deafness, Quality of Life, Mental Health, deaf adults and pupils. Dr. Fellinger is presenting in Spoken Language.

Plenary title & abstract

Addressing the mental health problems in Primary Health Care. Access to adequate Health Care - a basic right of Deaf People.

Organising Committee

Brian Symington, MBE. President.

Dr. Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij.  Co-President/ESMHD President.

Dr. Margaret du Feu,  OBE. Chair of Scientific Committee.

Renata Sarmento. Manager.

Scientific Committee

Dr. Margaret du Feu, Ireland, Chair
Dr. Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij, The Netherlands
Dr. María Gascón-Ramos, UK
Dr. Tiejo van Gent, The Netherlands
Dr. Johannes Fellinger, Austria
Dr. Otilia Rodrigues, Australia
Ana García García, Spain
Dr. Cathy Chovaz, Canadá
Dr. Benito Estrada, México
Dr. Lauri Rush, USA
Dr. Robert Pollard, USA
Professor Marleen Jansen, The Netherlands
Dr. Maria Cecilia Moura, Brazil
Dr. Katherine Rogers, UK
Dr. Joanna Kobosko, Poland

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