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The math of migraine: news by AbbVie

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 medical science liaison in Parkinson’s disease, …

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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

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 central role in …

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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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The Migraine Alliance, Call to Action: MEPs present their coalition to support EMHA’s advocacy campaign.

On 22 September 2020, the European Migraine & Headache Alliance organised ‘The Missing Lesson’ webinar to raise awareness about migraine at EU level and kick-start its EU policy advocacy campaign to make migraine a European health priority. The webinar focussed on the medical curriculum deficit when it comes to migraine. This leads to under- diagnosis …

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Chronic Migraine is officially regulated as a social disease in Italy

The Italian senate has approved the recognition of primary chronic headache as a social disease,  a huge step towards the acknowledgment of migraine as the serious illness it is. On April 18, 2019 the Chamber passed the bill and 15 months later it was finally approved by the Italian Senate. This achievement reflects the struggle …

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Read the latest publications by EMHA on Migraine At Work

All the articles are based on the survey led by EMHA on Migraine at work. Read the survey on the following link to find out more about the study: https://www.emhalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/EMHA-Migraine-at-work.pdf SEMERGEN publication European Survey on preventive treatments on migraine Medicina Balear Magazine EMHA at Work: SED Publication Survey

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