Succesful Launch Pain Alliance Europe
November 29th was the launch of the new Pain Alliance Europe, PAE. PAE is an alliance of patients associations from countries across Europe who have Chronic pain in common. ENFA was from the first start involved whit this and became one of the founding members of PAE.
The Launch took place in the European parliament and was sponsored by MEP Marian Harkin from Ireland. Also present was Prof Dr. Hans Kress, president of EFIC, Dr Albrecht Werner Policy officer for the European Commission and Mary Baker president of EBC European Brain Council.
Directly after the launch was a general Meeting with the founding members. In that meeting they elected a President and a Board. Chosen as president was Joop van Griensven also the treasurer of ENFA.