Honorary Member Award from the World Psychiatric Association
RECOVER-E partners Stojan Bajraktarov, Guadalupe Morales, and Antoni Novotni receive Honorary Member Award from the World Psychiatric Association
We are thrilled to announce that three members of the RECOVER-E team – Dr. Stojan Bajraktarov, Ms. Guadalupe Morales, and Dr. Antoni Novotni – have been awarded the 2020 Honorary Member Award by the World Psychiatric Association (WPA)! The WPA represents 140 psychiatric societies in 120 countries and awards the Honorary Member Award to members who have made an exceptional contribution to the field of psychiatry.
Dr. Stojan Bajraktarov is working for the University Clinic of Psychiatry in Skopje. He has done numerous national and international activities related to psychiatry and mental health and is the (co-)author of many books and scientific papers on (community) mental health. Dr. Stojan Bajraktarov holds a MSc and PhD from the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje. Within RECOVER-E, Dr. Stojan Bajraktarov is a site leader for North Macedonia and leads the site’s clinical and research efforts.
Ms. Guadalupe Morales is the director of Fundacion Mundo Bipolar, a non-profit organization in Spain that advocates for people with mental health problems. She has given many trainings to empower peer workers in the field of mental healthcare to fight stigma and discrimination. In RECOVER-E Ms. Guadalupe Morales is the workpackage leader for dissemination activites.
Dr. Antoni Novotni is working at the University Clinic of Psychiatry in Skopje. He is the co-author of many scientific papers on national and international level and has worked in many different jobs related to psychiatry. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in Skopje and specialised in neuropsychiatry. Similar to Dr. Stojan Bajraktarov, Dr. Antoni Novotni is a site leader for North Macedonia and leads the site’s clinical and research efforts.
We are honoured to have these three distinguished experts as important members of the RECOVER-E Project! On behalf of the RECOVER-E consortium, we’d like to congratulate you and thank you for your valuable contributions to the domain of psychiatry and in particular, community mental health.