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Access to care: Czech Republic

The Access to care: Czech Republic event.. Migraine is one of the most common neurological diseases. Nevertheless, it is underestimated and still underdiagnosed and undertreated throughout Europe. Patients who struggle with this disease are subsequently limited in their personal and professional lives, which has, among other things, a secondary social and economic impact on them. …

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#GetImpatientForMigraine : Progetto Emicrania 2022

GetImpatientForMigraine campaign is based on the insight that migraine sufferers have to wait 8 years for an effective diagnosis and treatment. The EMHA (European Migraine and Headache Alliance), with the support of Motore Sanità, launched the “Access to Migraine Care Survey” on 16 March 2022 in Rome to support migraine sufferers, as part of the …

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Migraine in the EU: Lifting the barriers to treatment

Migraine in the EU:  EMHA’s ‘Access to Care’ survey reveals shocking hurdles for patients to overcome and disparities in the EU. Presented at the Migraine in the EU: Lifting the barriers to treatment webinar.  29 September 2021, Brussels, Belgium. The European Migraine & Headache Alliance (EMHA) organised a webinar “Migraine in the EU: Lifting the …

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Migraine Friendly Workplace Stamp at work: The stamp that changes it all

EMHA launches the first Migraine Friendly Workplace Stamp. This new initiative is designed to reduce the impact of migraine in the workplaceand recognizes companies that undertake EMHA training as well as making actionablechange in the workplace. Migraine affects over 41 million adults in Europe (prevalence 14%)1 and as migraine peaksduring individuals’ most productive years of …

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The math of migraine: news by AbbVie

The math of migraine: A common denominator.Brett Dabruzzo’s first migraine hit when she was in high school. Pounding headaches and overwhelming nausea weren’t diagnosed as migraine until almost a decade later when Dabruzzo, Pharm.D., director, medical affairs, AbbVie, began working for a pharmaceutical company in its neurology department. A week into her job as a …

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Life is meant to be lived, not coped with; just ask those with migraine

Prioritizing the health and wellbeing of those with migraine is in the best interest of everyone, given the impact the disease has on societies and health care systems as a whole. Imagine going through life coping and not living. A life riddled with anxiety and uncertainty where you feel unable to plan the simplest of …

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Portuguese EU Presidency EMHA’s contribution to the EU social summit 2021

EU social summit 2021: The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union is holding a High-Level Conference and an Informal Meeting.  of Leaders at the invitation of the President of the European Council. The Summit will give political impetus to the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights and its Action Plan, underlining its …

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Women and Migraine: Bringing women out of the shadows

Brussels, 23 March 2021 Today, EMHA and the European Parliament Migraine Alliance organised a webinar to raise awareness about the hurdles women with migraine have to overcome and call for action. The call for action is embedded in EMHA’s Policy Paper on ‘Women and Migraine: Bringing women out of the shadows’ that was launched at the …

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