Welcome to Migraine and Work Survey. The objective of this study is to understand the situation of employees with migraine and to compare the situation in the different participating countries. The obtained data will be used to inform the implementation of actions to improve the working environment and to promote the maximum integration of the employee with migraine within their company. Finally, a second phase will look to the implementation of preventive and adaptive measures with a common benefit for: The worker The healthcare professional The employer The survey is available in 6 different languages: English Spanish French German Italian Portuguese Link to the survey: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/FCKZ3GR?lang=en * This survey has been carried out with the scientific endorsement of the Spanish association of specialists in occupational medicine AEEMT.
We are more than glad to say that Migraine Brighter Future campaign for migraine day of action was a success. The campaign had great reach and engagement in social media reaching nearly 6.000 people on Facebook, 17.000 in Twitter and approximately 1.000 in Instagram. 86% of engagement in Facebook, 40% on Twitter and 46% on Instagram. Even Instagram which is a brand new platform for the EMHA had really good results! These metrics are overwhelming, encouraging and overall an example of how many people are looking forward to a better future for migraine, how many of them are willing to mobilize society and help on raising awareness. There were participants collaborating in the campaign from places all around the world, even from Mexico and the United States as you can see in the image gallery below. We need to keep up the work and really try to have an active community always looking forward to spreading the word and make everyone learn about what this severe condition is about! Below you can download the document showing exact metrics on the campaign and also the powerpoint presentation with the #MigraineBrighterFuture featuring #WeWontRest Efpia visuals. Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the campaign!
This year Migraine Day of Action will be held on September 12th and EMHA has created an initiative called #MigraineBrighterFuture ¿What is #MigraineBrighterFuture? It´s an online campaign which involves patients all around the globe and everybody who would like to help on raising awareness about Migraine. ¿How to participate? September 12th participants will need to upload a photo on social media with a caption including the hashtag #MigraineBrighterFuture and a sentence which starts with the followings words: “For the chance to…”. This sentence needs to be some kind of action that sounds completely normal and easy to accomplish for anyone who reads it but a complete challenge for someone suffering from migraine. An example of this will be “For The Chance To get back to work”. Everyone goes to work every day but someone who suffers from migraine can have a crisis during their work but no one in the workspace will notice or really understand that is not a simple headache. We would love everyone to participate in this project so save the date and help us spread the word!
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