Upcoming Events

The first meeting of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain for the 2019-2024 mandate will take place in the European Parliament, Brussels on November 6.

During this term, the group will focus on the below themes in an attempt to improve the quality of life of all those living with brain, mind and pain disorders across the EU, as well as their families and carers:

  • Eradicate stigma, isolation and discrimination
  • Ensure equitable access to treatment, services and supports
  • Promote patient empowerment for increased involvement and engagement

On this occasion, the meeting will be used to outline plans for the coming years.

We will then move on to, specifically, discuss the challenges facing patients living with neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions in terms of access to treatment, services and support they require.
It will be hosted by MEPs Tilly Metz and Jaroslaw Duda.

The meeting is being organised in partnership with the European Brain Council, who will be previewing the findings of their RETHINKING MS project, which aims to drive tangible policy changes in health and social care to improve the lives of people living with Multiple Sclerosis across Europe.

In line with the meeting’s theme, we will explore what are the disparities in MS care and support in the EU, and what policies can we put in place to achieve equitable access to care?

This will be followed by a discussion with a panel of experts who will consider, more broadly, how we can ensure equitable access to treatment, services and supports to those living with neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions across the EU.

The full agenda can be found HERE.

 

NOTE: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED AS ALL PLACES HAVE BEEN ALLOCATED

As this is a seated lunch event, we cannot offer places to those who turn up un-registered on the day.

However, if you would like to join the waiting list, please email: advocacy[at]efna.net

Past Events

Fighting Discrimination at Work for those affected by neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions
March 6th 2019, 2019 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Future of Healthcare in Europe – What next for brain, mind & pain?
November 21st, 2018 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Optimising Patient Relevant Outcome Measures for sustainable healthcare systems and strong economies
June 20th, 2018 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

How can the EU #MakeWorkWork for young people affected by brain, mind and pain conditions
February 21st, 2018 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Ensuring equitable access to high-quality treatment in brain, mind and pain disorders
November 22nd, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

The Value of Early Intervention in Brain, Mind and Pain Conditions
July 12th, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Optimising the European Social Pillar to #MakeWorkWork for those affected by brain disorders and chronic pain conditions
March 8th, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

#MAKEWORKWORK FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND CHRONIC PAIN CONDITIONS
November 29th, 2016 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Launch of the Written Declaration – Access to Employment for those affected by brain disorders and chronic pain conditions
October 25th, 2016 – European Parliament, Strasbourg

 

Patient Involvement in Research – How and Why those with Brain, Mind and Pain Disorders must be involved?
June 22nd, 2016 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders at Work
February 24, 2016 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Tackling the Stigma of Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders
October 14th, 2015 – European Parliament, Brussels

 

Health Prevention and Promotion Event
June 24th, 2015 – Brussels

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