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16 06-2020

Increased prioritisation of neurological health called for in open letter to EU Commission

2020-06-16T07:17:39+00:0016-06-2020|News|

The EU Health Programme, managed by DG SANTE, received a considerable budget increase from €413 million to €9.4 billion (for the 2021-2027 period), and received a brand new name EU4Health. (You can find more details on this very positive news here.) This is a very tangible sign of renewed impetus and focus on health at the EU [...]

5 05-2020

Brain diseases at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic – EBC President featured in Open Access Government

2020-05-05T14:03:45+00:0005-05-2020|News|

European Brain Council (EBC) President, Prof Monica di Luca, is featured in the latest Open Access Government, a digital publication that provides an in-depth perspective on key public policy areas from all around the world. Prof Di Luca provides a voice for the brain research community here, exploring how the brain research community is affected by [...]

4 05-2020

EBC Value of Treatment project highlighted by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health & Food Safety

2020-05-04T13:13:44+00:0004-05-2020|News|

The Value of Treatment (VoT) project, a 2-year study initiated by the European Brain Council (EBC) in 2018, has been highlighted in the European Reference Network for Rare Diseases (ERN) Newsletter that is sent on a quarterly basis by the Directorate-General for Health & Food Safety of the European Commission.   According to the European Reference Network on Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND), there are 500,000 people living with rare [...]

23 04-2020

Brain-related COVID-19 surveys and resources

2020-05-20T08:16:30+00:0023-04-2020|News|

During this time of COVID-19, organisations across Europe and the world are working hard to better understand the virus and how it impacts not only society as a whole but the more at-risk groups such as those living with chronic conditions. EBC invites everyone to please have a look through the various ongoing consultations as [...]

6 04-2020

EBC supports Alzheimer Europe’s position on the issue of triage of patients in the context of access to intensive care services during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-06T12:11:04+00:0006-04-2020|News|

EBC has endorsed the Alzheimer Europe's calling for caution and sound ethical principles in the current triage guidelines, which would exclude people with dementia from life-saving access to ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alzheimer Europe emphasises its commitment to a human rights based approach to dementia and its firm belief that after diagnosis, people with [...]

24 03-2020

EBC and member societies ask for extended deadline of all Horizon 2020 calls due to COVID-19

2020-03-25T08:05:28+00:0024-03-2020|News|

The European Brain Council (EBC), together with its member societies the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA), the Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe (GAMIAN-Europe), the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS), the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), the European Psychiatric Association (EPA), the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and [...]

18 03-2020

RETHINKING MS in Europe, offering tangible policy changes to improve the lives of people living with MS across Europe, goes live during Brain Awareness Week

2020-03-24T09:05:08+00:0018-03-2020|News|

Brain Awareness Week (16-22 March 2020) The European Brain Council and The Health Policy Partnership launch the RETHINKING MS project on the occasion of Brain Awareness Week 2020. RETHINKINGMS, a pan-European report offering tangible policy changes to improve the lives of people living with MS across Europe went live this week, accompanied by dedicated country [...]