"Alliance for Chronic Pain" Austria established
EURAG Austria and SHGs merge to invest pain patients with a strong and active voice
On the 24th October 2012 the EURAG Austria (European Federation for the Welfare of the Elderly) and 12 SHGs (support groups) assembled for the first time in the the "Institute for Ethics and Law in Medicine", Austria, to put European politicans under pressure to attain a raised awareness that pain needs to be considered as a disease on its own rights.
EURAG Austria as a founding member of the "Pain Alliance Europe" was the significnat influence to unify the SHGs into the "Alliance for Chronic Pain Austria" under the motto "Together we are strong". The Alliance's mission is to invest Austrian pain patients with a powerful and active voice.
Furthermore, it was decided to design a new homepage soon to display the Alliance's mission, the henceforth 27 SHGs, new ways of theapy and helpful links.
Yet the latest proceedings are presented on the EURAG Austria Homepage.