European Federation of Neurological Association
As a part of the project Training Initiatives for Neurology Advocates, EFNA organised on the 7th and 8th March an advocacy workshop under the topic:
NEUROLOGY PATIENT ADVOCACY:
LINKING GLOBAL, EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL POLICY PRIORITIES
The workshop took place at the Crowne PLaza Hotel in Brussels and around 60 participants got involved into a first workshop organised as an idea exchange forum where they shared best practices in the defined policy focus areas – either national/disease-specific and discussing broader scale-up to EU/global level.
On Day 2, after a presentation on explore channels for accessing EU policy-makers at the national level, as well as EFNA’s EU Election Strategy, the participants broke into groups to discuss national outreach and implementation of the strategy in the Member States.
A third session focused on EFNA’s intention of building a National Neurology Patient Platform – NN-PP through which it will engage with national neurology advocates in the member states to help inform its advocacy at EU level.