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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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Patient Experience Survey: Participate or Circulate Today!

CLOSED EFNA is launching a European survey on the impact of living with a brain disorder. The aim is to: - Find out how neurological disorders impact on the home, work/educational and social life of those affected - Explore the association with related conditions/syndromes e.g. mental wellbeing, chronic pain, bladder and bowel disorders, sexual dysfunction etc. - Assess the satisfaction rates with treatment ...

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International Day of Radiology 2014

Record numbers of societies and patient organisations set to support IDoR 2014 which took place globally on November 8th 2014 on the them of Brain Imaging.    “This year’s IDoR, focusing on brain imaging, should highlight that radiology also plays a role in the management of brain disorders – and it is not just the domain of neurology. IDoR should also provide an example of best practice in highlightin ...

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EFNA President speaks at MedTech Forum 2014 about bringing value to your business through patient partnerships

The Patients MedTech Dialogue initiative brings together patient association and industry representative in regular, solution-oriented meetings . EFNA has been actively involved in these meetings and in the taskforces created for : • the organisation of a patient-oriented workshop during the largest health and medical technology industry conference in Europe • the creation and publishing of a checklist for ...

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