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Shire Announces 2015 Excellence in ADHD Patient Group Award Winners

Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group, ADHD Kids Rock Society and ASOCIACIÓN ANDAH TDAH recognised for outstanding projects supporting people affected by ADHD. To coincide with ADHD Awareness Month, Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced the winners of the 2015 Excellence in ADHD Patient Group Awards.* The awards celebrate outstanding projects led by patient advocacy organisations that aim to impr ...

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NEW MEMBER: European Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Alliance

The European Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Alliance (EMEA) is EFNA's newest member - joining at the 2015 General Assembly on June 20th. The EMEA is a collaboration of ME support charities and organisations in Europe who aim to provide a common view and the scientific fact regarding the neurological illness Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) The organisation strives to provide a correct and consistent view of ME ...

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EFNA elects new President: Ann Little – International Bureau for Epilepsy

EFNA is pleased to announce that Ann Little has been elected as its new President. Ann currently works as Executive Director of the International Bureau for Epilepsy. She takes the place of Audrey Craven who has stepped down after almost four years in the position - during which time she led EFNA in establishing its new strategic direction. The election took place at the General Assembly of EFNA, held durin ...

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EFNA actively participates in first Congress of European Academy of Neurology

It’s been a busy June for EFNA; culminating in our participation at the first Congress of the European Academy of Neurology [EAN]. The EAN was born just one year ago following the coming together of the EFNS and ENS, and its first congress was held in Berlin – a city symbolising unification! With over 6,000 participants from across Europe and the world, EFNA used the opportunity to raise awareness of our wo ...

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Joint EFNA/EAN Public Awareness Day: Understanding Headache and Sleep Disorders

  To celebrate the first Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, EFNA will host a joint public awareness day for German patients affected by headache and sleep disorders. Please come along on the day if you'd like to meet the experts and find out more about how to manage and treat these disabling conditions, as well as learning about the latest research in the field. SUNDAY JUNE 21ST 2015, 15.30 ...

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MEP Damian Draghici to host our June Interest Group Meeting on Prevention

- June 24th, 2015 from 12.00h – 15.00h - PHS 7C 050, European Parliament, Brussels   ‘Preventing Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders’ is the theme of the upcoming meeting of the Member of the European Parliament Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain. The event will be hosted by Romanian MEP Damian Draghici. It will explore why we should and how we can prevent the onset, and worsening, of brain and ...

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Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain launches

  The MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain was officially launched in Brussels on Tuesday, February 24th. Officially launching the group, MEP Marian Harkin stressed the impact and prevalence of neurological and chronic pain disorders. 1 in 3 Europeans are affected by a brain disorder and 1 in 5 by chronic pain. This is rising due to the ageing population. The annual cost of brain disorders in Eur ...

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More than 40 MEPs sign Register of Supporters

Over 40 Members of the European Parliament [MEPs] signed the Register of Supporters for the Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain. This happened in the European Parliament at Strasbourg during a two-day promotional event organised by EFNA and Pain Alliance Europe. The Register opened on January 13th and 14th, and those who signed endorsed the Interest Group aims to encourage research into and access to inn ...

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February launch for MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain

The official launch of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain will take place on February 24th, 2015 at 18.00hrs in Brussels. The group – a joint initiative of the European Federation of Neurological Associations and Pain Alliance Europe – will be co-chaired by MEPs Marian Harkin, Jeroen Lenaers and Daciana Octavia Sârbu. The aim is to encourage research into and access to innovative treatments, pro ...

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Register of Supporters to open for MEP Interest Group: Brain, Mind, Pain

EFNA – in conjunction with Pain Alliance Europe [PAE] – is coordinating a Member of the European Parliament Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain. Co-chaired by MEPs Marian Harkin, Jeroen Lenaers and Daciana Sârbu – the group will explore issues of common interest to those affected by neurological and chronic pain disorders. These will include stigma, quality of life, research and patient involvement. In a ...

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