The objectives of the Eastern Europe Regional Initiative Forum are to identify leaders, improve communications, and raise awareness about psychogeriatric issues in the region. Goals of the Forum include:
- to bring together a diverse regional group, including current and emerging area opinion leaders
- to begin the major task of sharing knowledge in the field within the regional context, and
- to initiate policy and guidelines for the region.
Through the involvement of a vibrant, dedicated membership, the Eastern Europe Regional Initiative Forum can have a major impact on defining the key public health issues for the region and on the organization of effective clinical, research, and educational programs.