UPDATE: On Monday evening, the European Parliament took the extraordinary decision to close its doors to all external visitors for at least the next three weeks as COVID-19 sweeps across Europe. Consequently, this event has now been cancelled. We value the importance of the topic we were meant to cover and hope that awareness on [...]
EBC submits feedback to roadmap consultation on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, highlighting comorbidities in cancer
EBC joined members of the Cancer Related Complications and Comorbidities Initiative in responding to the European Commission's open consultation on the Roadmap for the Europe's Beating Cancer Plan, which closed on 3 March 2020. EBC joined the initiative of like-minded European health organisations in signing a joint statement calling for making cancer-related complications and comorbidities - [...]
Brain Health as a Global Priority – time for the EU to act now The global momentum to deliver a more coordinated response to the threat posed by neurological disorders is increasing. In 2018, ‘mental health and neurological disorders’ were added to the list of priority non-communicable diseases by world leaders. This has led to [...]
The EBC Newsletter for February 2020 can be accessed here.
EBC signs joint statement on making cancer-related complications and comorbidities an EU health priority
EBC has joined like-minded European health organisations in signing a joint statement calling for making cancer-related complications and comorbidities an EU health priority. Cancer-related complications and comorbidities - many neurological or psychiatric - are a highly significant, and in many cases fatal, burden on patients across Europe but are all too often neglected in policy [...]
The EBC Newsletter for January 2020 can be accessed here.
PRIME project kicks off – New mental health project aims to uncover insulin-related mechanisms linking disorders of body and brain
PRIME Project: New mental health project aims to uncover insulin-related mechanisms linking disorders of body and brain An important European-funded initiative has been launched to explore how common molecular mechanisms may link metabolic disorders, especially type 2 diabetes and obesity, with brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and autism spectrum disorders.
The EBC Newsletter for November 2019 can be accessed here.
The European Brain Council is welcoming applications for a Communications Internship within the Communications and Advocacy Team of the Brussels office. See details on the position and how to apply, here.
On 6 November 2019, the European Brain Council (EBC) and The Health Policy Partnership (HPP) were able to present preliminary reports from the RETHINKING MS project during a meeting of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain. Attendees were welcomed by Joke Jaarsma, European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA), and Deirdre Ryan, Pain Alliance Europe [...]