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A new chapter opens for EU advocacy in neurology

Neurological disorders will be prioritised by the European Commission, with a set of public health actions to be published in December 2023. This work will […]

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GAP on epilepsy and other neurological disorders

Draft of WHO Intersectoral GAP on epilepsy and other neurological disorders published

The European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) very much welcomes publication of the first draft of the WHO Intersectoral global action plan on epilepsy and […]

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Consultation is now open on discussion paper for the Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders

Consultation now open on discussion paper for Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders

Neurological disorders are the most frequent, disabling, and costly of all non-communicable diseases [NCDs] globally. They also constitute the second leading cause of death worldwide. […]

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EU4Health Programme budget grows to €5.1 billion

An opinion piece by Tadeusz Hawrot, EFNA Senior Advocacy Coordinator Published: 17/11/2020   “We very much hope that the Parliament will manage to counter the […]

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Global health plan

Global health leaders give green light to developing 10 year global plan on neurological disorders

An opinion piece by Tadeusz Hawrot, EFNA Senior Advocacy Coordinator Published: 16/11/2020     Note: This article builds on our earlier analysis that you can […]

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EU4Health programme – a success story for neurology

An opinion piece by Tadeusz Hawrot, EFNA Senior Advocacy Coordinator     Negotiations on the EU4Health Programme, which we wrote about during summer, are entering a crucial […]

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EU Health Programme financial roller-coaster – did EU Heads of States forget about the “health” part of “health crisis”?

An opinion piece by Tadeusz Hawrot, EFNA Senior Advocacy Coordinator     EU project strengthened by reaching mutual agreement on the budget but health and […]

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open letter to EU Health Commissioner

Increased prioritisation of neurological health called for in open letter to EU Commission

The EU Health Programme, managed by DG SANTE, received a considerable budget increase from €413 million to €9.4 billion (for the 2021-2027 period), and received […]

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Covid-19: Shaping the Future of Neurology Advocacy

SYNOPSIS OF CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Following ‘Covid-19: Shaping the Future of Neurology Advocacy’ webinar, May 21, 2020 Download a .pdf of this information View the […]

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A long-awaited window for neurological health opens

A long-awaited golden window for neurological health opens

Neurology has been awarded overdue attention in a report published by the World Health Organisation [WHO] in advance of the recent World Health Assembly. For […]

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