29 January 2015 // The European Patients Forum (EPF) released a position paper called “Healthcare for all” to promote the development of EU and national policies that tackle discrimination faced by patients in exercising their right to healthcare. EPF is strongly committed to realise its vision that all patients with chronic and/or lifelong conditions in the EU have access to high quality, patient-centred equitable health and social care. This implies that healthcare should be free of discrimination, and that it should be respectful of and responsive to the diversity of patients in the European Union. EPF encourages more engagement from the EU on this theme.
Read more on the EPF website.
26 January 2015 // The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) would like to promote better employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and your help is needed. EASPD invites you to share your best practice, model, method or tool by participating in the EASPD ‘Employment for All’ award.
Your best practice will:
- Be published on a best practices compilation on www.easpd.eu (if selected)
- Be published in a compilation disseminated throughout Europe (if selected)
- Be considered for selection as one of the three nominees for the award.
14 January 2015 // The Flemish Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus offers their support to Child-Help and invites you to join a special event in HETPALEIS in Antwerp, Belgium, on Sunday March 29, 2015 at 15.00h. A special benefit performance for the entire family (6+) will take place of the production "Ans and Wilma stranded". Tickets are 17 Euro, which includes a 5 Euro donation for Child-Help. These donations will be used for Child-Help projects in developing countries for children born with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. In the foyer of HETPALEIS, you will be able to learn more about the work of Child-Help in Nigeria.