SIP related events
FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ADDCA
The Chronic Pain Patients Association of Azores, ADDCA, member of Pain Alliance Europe, organize the 27th and 28th September 2018 the I INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS to celebrate the 13rd anniversary, the International Campaign of the "Hundred Cities against Pain" and the IASP Global Year of Excellence in Education in Pain as well the “Month of awareness about Pain”.
The aims are promoting the dissemination of research results, new scientific information, new achievements at European level and facilitating the link between the scientific universe and society, bringing citizens closer to science. At the same time, ADDCA projects advocacy strategies in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, promotes new scientific partnerships and information networks, invites other Patients Associations and promote public debates.
The Topics are: European Charter of Patients Rights, Patient-centered Healthcare, Impact of Chronic Pain in Portugal – “what Epidemiological Studies tell us”, How Europe sees the problem of Chronic Pain, Pain and Disability, the role of European Citizens, Strategies in Azores, the role of Positive Psychology and Mindfulness to self management of Chronic Pain.
The list of Partners includes the MEP Interest Group «Patients Rights and Cross Border Healthcare», Regional Decision Makers Departments, Portuguese Association for the Study of Pain), international SIP Endorsers: PAE (Pain Alliance Europe), ACN (Active Citizenship Network), ISAL (Isal Fondazione), SineDolor European Pain Foundation, and Ponta Delgada City Hall.
Location: Centro de Estudos Natalia Correia (CMPD)