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  • 29.8.2013 Download our special edition Brain Month newsletter - New Web Site
    our special edition Brain Month newsletter print version send to a friend share on facebook Download our special edition newsletter featuring reports and photos from European Month of the Brain 2013 Attached Documents Special Edition NAI Newsletter for European Month of the Brain May 2013 NAI Newsletter Brain Month pdf 3 86 MB Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff Resources NAI Documents Guidance Policy Standards Annual

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  • 11.6.2013 EU Commission update on Month of the Brain - New Web Site
    of the Brain print version send to a friend share on facebook You can read more about the Month of the Brain in Europe by visiting this link http storify com innovationunion european month of the brain may 2013 utm medium sfy co twitter utm campaign utm source t co utm content storify pingback awesm sfy co aK1k Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff Resources NAI

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  • 11.6.2013 Review of Month of the Brain - New Web Site
    Keynote Conference NAI held its own conference on the eve of Brain Month Think About It A Strategic Focus on Neurological Care in Ireland featuring leading neurospecialists and other stakeholders in a series of presentations and workshops on the key challenges facing neurological care in Ireland The conference represents the start of a process by the NAI to examine the landscape of neurological care in Ireland as we prepare for European Year of Brain 2014 EPF Conference Towards Active Patient Involvment in Healthcare NAI was also a partner in organising the tenth anniversary conference of the European Patient Forum in Dublin during Brain Month and gave two presentations on the role of neurological organisations in advocacy and in supporting self management NAI Neurological Wellness Days NAI would like to thank everyone involved in the extremely successful neurological wellness days held in Cork Galway Limerick and Kilkenny These events represent an innovative and exciting collaboration between local neurological groups in each region pooling their energy and expertise to create a fulfilling experience for all the participants Launch of the Irish Brain Council NAI is a partner in the newly established Irish Brain Council launched on 28th May The council will work to promote awareness of and advocate for brain research in Ireland View our Photo Gallery You can now view our gallery of photos from Brain Month including the wellness days here What are the outcomes from Brain Month NAI launched a Red Card campaign at the beginning of Brain Month highlighting that as the host country for European Month of the Brain Ireland lags far behind its European partners when it comes to neurolgoical care We secured front page press coverage in the Irish Examiner on this issue We are continuing this campaign through 1 providing key updates to our

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  • 29.5.2013 European Month of the Brain Pledge to Put Neurology Patients First - New Web Site
    essential investment in neuroscience research and to protect the interests of neurology patients To mark European Month of the Brain EMOB the European Federation of Neurological Associations has launched its pledge to protect neuroscience research and neurology patients The launch took place at the official kick off event for EMOB at the European Parliament on April 23rd organised by the Scientific and Technology Options Assessment Unit Speaking at the event EFNA President Audrey Craven said that it was was essential that the patient was positioned at the centre of all neurology healthcare policies and urged MEPs to sign the pledge THE PLEDGE Brain related disorders will affect at least one in every three Europeans Treating these disorders costs almost 800 billion in Europe every year equating to approximately 1 5million per minute These figures will continue to rise with Europe s ageing population Yet in the last few years several pharmaceutical companies have reduced or closed their neurosciences R D facilities because of perceived lower returns Appropriate resources need to be allocated to reflect the impact and burden of disease on individuals their families and society In this context Putting neurology patients first should be a priority for action on

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  • 29.5.2013 Healthy Brain Healthy Europe conference says little about healthcare - New Web Site
    including neurological and mental health conditions Of particular interest to the NAI however were the views expressed during the presentations and plenary sessions in relation to the involvement of patients and patient organisations both in research and healthcare for neurological conditions In relation to research there was agreement that patient organisations were a vital partner in brain research and should be supported informed and educated so that this is a two way partnership ensuring that patients can inform the work of researchers and vice versa Ireland has a particularly useful template in this regard in the Joint Funding Scheme for Medical Charities which has allowed a number of neurological charities to be involved in research through the umbrella of the Medical Research Charities Group In relation to patient involvement in brain research better methods need to be developed for achieving informed consent Communication about brain research has to improve so that patients and members of the public are more engaged in the need for brain research and clinical trials There was a useful focus on brain health overall with the launch of a new health campaign Hello Brain This campaign aims to translate cognitive ageing and brain research into practical information aimed at the general public and increasing the dissemination of information about brain research and how it is changing the way we understand the brain and brain conditions You can find out more at www hellobrain eu Overall there was little emphasis on the design and delivery of healthcare to meet the needs of people with neurological conditions with discussion in this area focusing mainly on the need for healthcare systems to translate research into effective practice However there were a series of recommendations in relation to neurological health services These included need for greater recognition of the vital

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  • 28.5.2013 Launch of Irish Brain Council represents a unique opportunity to tackle the impact of brain disease in Ireland - New Web Site
    in Ireland The Irish Brain Council was launched today in the National Convention Centre Dublin at the end of a two day EU wide conference on brain research and healthcare hosted by the Irish Government as part of events for its EU presidency Speaking at the launch the President of the newly established Council Dr Richard Roche noted that the Council brings together for the first time all the stakeholders including patient groups clinicians and researchers in a collective effort to advocate for and promote brain research in Ireland Launching the Council Mr Enda Connolly CEO of the Health Research Board highlighted the importance of an Irish Brain Council The European Brain Council has been a very effective advocate to secure funding and prioritisation of brain research in Europe as demonstrated by the European Month of the Brain and the success of the conference we have hosted here in Dublin over the past two days Cancer is an example of a very effective advocacy effort which has led to targeted research funding increased public awareness and reduced stigma It is time to bring the fight to brain disease and the establishment of the Irish Brain Council is an essential step in this regard David Kaplan from the Canadian Brain Council outlined the success of their work in securing investment in brain research and creating the public policy framework needed to support research into neurological and psychiatric diseases and their impact He highlighted that the organisation has secured a commitment from the Canadian government to match their fundraising target of 100m for research in the neurosciences Brain Canada has also published impact studies into the impact of neurological conditions on Canadian Society as well as the case for increased investment in neuroscience research The Irish Brain Council will engage in an

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  • 24.5.2013 Launch of Irish Brain Council - New Web Site
    of events for the EU presidency Healthy Brain Healthy Europe A new horizon for Brain Research and Healthcare Ireland is the host country for European Month of the Brain an EU Commission initiative to create awareness of and promote research into brain disorders The annual cost of brain disorders in Europe is estimated to be 798 billion but only a small fraction of research funding is targeted in this area Ireland is at the forefront in Europe when it comes to brain research leading pioneering work in the areas of Alzheimer s disease motor neurone disease and other neurodegenerative conditions The Irish Brain Council represents for the first time a key opportunity for the groups involved in brain research in Ireland to act together to drive research into brain disease Professor Orla Hardiman a founding member of the council notes Populations are ageing accross Europe Brain disorders represent what cancer was twenty years ago a juggernaut facing our healthcare systems and a life changing diagnosis for many We need the kind of focus that was put into cancer research here in Ireland The Irish Brain Council is an important step towards this Speakers at the event will include President of

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  • 23.5.2013 NAI presents at European Patient Forum as part of events for Brain Month - New Web Site
    Brain Month print version send to a friend share on facebook As part of its contiuning programme of events for European Month of the Brain the NAI gave two presentations at the European Patient Forum 10th Anniversary Conference held in Dun Laoghaire Dublin today The conference was a partnership between the European Patient Forum the NAI and the European Federation for Neurological Associations and was entitled Towards Active Patient Involvement in Healthcare NAI presented on its advocacy work and its role in building the capacity of member organisations to support self management among people with neurological conditions The NAI was happy to be part of such an important discussion forum highlighting the importance of patient involvement in the design and delivery of health services Tonio Borg EU Health Commissioner who spoke at the conference addressed the critical role of patient representative organisations in providing a mechanism for active patient involvement in healthcare and in ensuring that health systems in Europe respond better to the needs of patients You can download the NAI presentation on self managment below Attached Documents Patient Organisations and the Concept of Self Management in Ireland The Forefront of Innovation Presentation EPF conference pdf 304 kB Quick

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