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MEP Interest Group “Patients’ Rights & Cross-border Healthcare”

On the 24th of January, EUREGHA attended a meeting with the MEP Interest group on patients rights & cross-border healthcare in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Sofia Ribeiro.

The topic for the meeting were “Making visible the invisible on headache pain: Sharing successful experiences across Europe”. The objective for the meeting was to share best practices in the field of headache pain in Europe, raise awareness among stakeholders and the EU institutions about the severe conditions of chronic pain and promote pain related calls for proposals in the framework of the FP9 programme for further research.

The MEP Interest Group on patients’ rights & cross-border healthcare is an informal interest group in the for Members of the European Parliament with a specific interest in patient’s rights & cross-border healthcare. The aim of the interest group is to promote the citizens’ perspective in health issues among members of the European Parliament and create a platform where this perspective can be further raised and discussed by bringing together networks, organisations and members of the European Parliament.

Conclusion from the meeting: "Move from the symptom-based approach to the patient centered approach in all care services"

Please contact the Secretariat for more information about the meeting ouputs.
 






Sharing best practices in the field of headache pain in Europe, raise awareness among stakeholders and the EU institutions about the severe conditions of chronic pain and promote pain related calls for proposals in the framework of the FP9 programme for further research.

The MEP Interest Group on patients’ rights & cross-border healthcare is an informal interest group in the for Members of the European Parliament with a specific interest in patient’s rights & cross-border healthcare. The aim of the interest group is to promote the citizens’ perspective in health issues among members of the European Parliament and create a platform where this perspective can be further raised and discussed by bringing together networks, organisations and members of the European Parliament.

The Interest Group is organized by the Active Citizenship Network which work as the secretariat of the group. Co-chairs of the MEP Interest Group are MEP David Borrelli (IT) and Gianni Pittella (IT).

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