November 22, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels Access to quality healthcare is a basic citizen’s right – yet it is still not a reality for all of us. Large health inequalities persist in the EU and many patients do not… Continue Reading
Brussels, Belgium (23,24 May 2016) The SIP 2016 meeting was a two day event which EAN endorsed and agreed to participate in.
Prof. David B. Vodušek, Chair of the EAN Liaison Committee, took actively part in the meeting as a… Continue Reading
Today, Sunday 29.5.2016 Prof. Chris Wells, EFIC President and Prof. Günther Deuschl, EAN President signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will be a basis for the future co-operation.
David Vodušek (DV): The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) declared at the last World Congress on Pain in Buenos Aires that the period, October 2014 to December 2015, would be the Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain. What do you consider the most important achievement of this action? Chris Wells (CW): The Global Year Against Pain evolved from an idea of David Niv’s, former European Pain Federation (EFIC) President and IASP Council member. He conceived the idea of a Day Against Pain in 2001 and this developed into first a Week and then a Year Against Pain, which IASP and EFIC now jointly sponsor and promote.