Mahón, July 24, 2020
The president of the Sine Dolore Association, Gemma Fernández, has been selected to form part of the Board of Directors of the Pain Alliance Europe (PAE), a non-profit organization, based in Belgium, which integrates a total of 43 national associations and regional in 19 countries of the European Union and represents more than 400,000 patients suffering from persistent chronic pain.
This appointment represents a very important advance for the development of the tasks of Sine Dolore, since the PAE is a very influential organization at European level that actively works in the elaboration and execution of policies that allow reducing the impact of chronic pain in society. from the old continent.
The main goals of ECP, and therefore Sine Dolore, are to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, to gain recognition of chronic pain as a disease in its own right, to increase awareness of pain in all areas, promoting research on all aspects related to pain (such as medical, social, psychological and economic) and, finally, achieving a very powerful voice at European level through doctors, scientists and politicians.
Finally, it is important to highlight the enormous difficulty that it has been to achieve from Menorca a position of responsibility with voice and vote in Europe, in order to continue advancing in the fight against pain and the improvement of the quality of life of people who suffer from it.