The European Migraine & Headache Alliance is a non-profit umbrella organization, that includes over 30 patient associations for Migraine, Cluster Headache, Trigeminal Neuralgia and other headache diseases, across Europe.
The Alliance was launched in 2006 and since then, being the development of European umbrella organizations a natural progression with more relevance for European nations. Our aim is to speak on behalf of and to advocate for the rights and needs of the 138 million people in Europe living with headache disorders.
EMHA is an active member of the European Federation of Neurological Alliances [EFNA], the International Association of Patient Organizations [IAPO], the European Patients Forum [EPF] and also works closely with organizations such as the European Headache Federation [EHF], European Brain Council [EBC] and others.
President of EMHA since 2018
Ruiz de la Torre
Executive Director, Company Secretary and Immediate Past President
2016–Present: Executive Director, Company Secretary and Immediate Past President,, European Migraine & Headache Alliance (EMHA), Belgium
Board Officer & Cluster Headache Delegate
Member of the Board, Co-opted Officer