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IAPO 3rd Global Patients’ Congress

The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) will organize the 3rd Global Patients’ Congress in Budapest, Hungary on 20-22 February 2008. » read more

Headache disorders among one of the greatest threats to public health

Neurological disorders, such as headache, are one of the greatest threats to public health, according to the World Health Organization publication, Neurological Disorders: Public health challenges. » read more

Drug management of headache disorders

Numerous studies presented in the 13th IHC in Stockholm, considered the potential benefits of drug therapy in the management of headache problems. » read more

Managing chronic headaches

Chronic daily headaches are among the most difficult to manage, prompting a number of researchers to undertake specific work in this field. These studies were presented in the International Headache Congress in Stockholm in June 2007. » read more

Headache linked to other disorders

The 13th Congress of the International Headache Society took place in Stockholm, Sweden at the end of June. As ever, a wealth of clinical data was presented, with over 600 abstracts selected. Suffering headaches also seems to be linked to other medical conditions, such as asthma and fibromyalgia,suggest researchers: » read more

Greek headache sufferers join WHA

WHA is delighted to welcome a new group to our expanding global headache community – The Greek Association of People Suffering from Headache and Similar Disorders (DIAS) » read more

IHS Congress, June 2007

The 13th Congress of the International Headache Society ran from 28 June-1 July 2007 in Stockholm, Sweden. » read more

EHF European Headache Summer School

Registration is now open for the European Headache Federation’s European Headache Summer School. Held at the Danish Headache Centre, Copenhagen on 10-12th May, the school is open to medical doctors and other academic therapists or researchers with an interest in headache. » read more

Lifting The Burden site goes live

The new Lifting The Burden campaign website is now live. Lifting The Burden is a partnership between the World Headache Alliance, the International Headache Society, the European Headache Federation and the World Health Organization to reduce the burden of headache disorders worldwide » read more

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Award 2007

Application time now extended until 30 September! The World Headache Alliance announces the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Award 2007 to be made to the person or group who, in the opinion of the Award Committee, will make best and effective use of it for the relief of the burden of headache anywhere in the world. » read more

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