EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE

Patient Centred Care – ‘Taking Control’

Sofia, Bulgaria, 15 - 17 April 2016

EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE 2016 was held in Sofia, Bulgaria and was hosted by BOPRD, the Bulgarian Organisation for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases. One of the main aims of the conference was  to inspire, educate and empower the delegates and their national organisations by providing expert speakers and sharing best practice and providing networking opportunities. 

More than 120 delegates from 33 countries including 23 attendees from BOPRD  joined for this event. The overall conference topic follow the World Arthritis Day 2015/2016 theme of Patient Centred Care, ‘Taking Control’, with eight workshops on offer. 

The workshops  covered a range of hot topics offering insights into the following areas: increasing the awareness of comorbidities among people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs), offering online educational tools, facilitating transition in young people with RMDs, setting up a youth group, improving communication between patients and their healthcare team, changing perceptions of RMDs, supporting informal carers and skills training in preparing and giving a presentation.

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Past Conferences:

EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE 2015

The XVIII EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE took place from 24 - 26 April in Dublin, Ireland.
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EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE 2014

The XVII EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE took place from 7 - 9 November in Croatia and was hosted by the Croatian League Against Rheumatism.
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EULAR Autumn Conference 2013

The XVI EULAR Autumn Conference was held from 15 - 17 November in Reykjavik, Iceland, and was hosted by the Icelandic League Against Rheumatism (Gigtarfélag Iceland).
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EULAR Autumn Conference 2012

The XV EULAR Autumn Conference was held from 2 - 4 November in Zurich, Switzerland and was hosted by the Rheuma Liga Schweiz.
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The event was climate neutral - for more information please visit the Climate Protection Declaration.
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EULAR Autumn Conference 2011

The XIV EULAR Autumn Conference took place from 25 - 27 November in Athens, Greece and was hosted by the Hellenic League Against Rheumatism. More than 130 delegates from 35 countries attended the event which focused on the topic around benefits of and barriers to physical activity.
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