‘Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders at Work’

24th February 2016, European Parliament, Brussels

This meeting was hosted by Jeroen Lenaers MEP, who opened the event by saying that those affected by neurological and chronic pain disorders were at a ‘double disadvantage’ in terms of access to employment and education…

You can read the full meeting report here.


‘Tackling the Stigma of Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders’

October 14th, 2015,  European Parliament in Brussels

Among the speakers who honoured us with their presence, we proudly welcomed the meeting’s Keynote Address: Mr. Michael Hübel, Head of Unit ‘Programme Management and Diseases’, DG-Santé, European Commission.

For the complete report of the event, please click here.

Who are we?

An initiative of the European Federation of Neurological Associations [EFNA] and Pain Alliance Europe [PAE], co-chaired by MEPs Marian Harkin, Jeroen Lenaers and Daciana Sârbu.

Our aim is to encourage research into and access to innovative treatments, promote prevention and self-management approaches, decrease stigma and work together to improve quality of life for people living with these disabling conditions.

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Got two minutes?

Watch our introductory video.

Got five minutes?

Read our short two-page briefing document.

Got twenty minutes?

Read our Book of Evidence (or download it now and read it at your leisure! )

Read our Annual Report for 2015 here

Recent Photos

Thank you MEP@damiandraghici for hosting the next Brain, Mind and Pain event in June 24 in prevention and in self care management!
Thank you Catherine Stihler for signing the Brain, Mind and Pain Register of Supporters! @C_Stihler_MEP
Interest Group in Brain, Mind and Pain delighted to receive the support of Catherine Bearder MEP @catherinemep
Brian Hayes MEP shows support for the Interest Group Brain, Mind and Pain; Thank you! @brianhayesMEP
Thank you Anneliese Dodds MEP for signing the Register of Supporters for our Brain, mind and pain Interest Group! Anneliese Dodds MEP
Delighted to be supported by Agnes Jongerius MEP! @a_jongerius
Thanks Afzal KHAN MEP for signing the Register of Supporters for our interest group! @pain_europe Afzal KHAN MEP
MEP Jordi Sebastia tries the PainBox
President of GAMIAN Europe, Pedro Montellano
Speakers Table