PAE News – July 2016
Pain Alliance Europe attending founding of APAN
On Friday 22nd of July, 2016 Viorica Cursaru, from Myeloma Euronet, Romania, and PAE Board Member, attended the launching of the newly established APAN, the Romanian Association of Patients with Neurodegenerative Diseases (ROM – Asociatia Pacientilor cu Afectiuni Neurodegenerative din Romania)
Neurological patients, doctors and a representative from the Romanian National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices have attended the event.
The President of APAN stated that the most important objectives of their association are to improve the quality of life for their patients and to advocate for a better access to treatment and medicine.
The launch date was connected to an international event, World Brain Day 2016, in order to sustain this endeavour of the World Federation of Neurology, whose topic this year has been Brain Health and the Ageing Population, aiming to raise awareness of age and neurological conditions and diseases associated with age.