“POLIO Selbsthilfe e.V.”, a member organisation of the EPU will publish the complete works of the Peter Brauer, MD, a medical author well known in professional fora, in the form of a 228 page paperback book entitled “Aspects of Post Polio-Polio Syndrome”.
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A new vaccine designed to combat the last two strains of polio is being used for the first time in southern Afghanistan in an attempt to eradicate the disease globally (Sam Lister writes).
The Public Broadcasting Service, funded by ther US Federal Government, commissioned and broadcast a series of programmes on polio and its medical, social & psychological effects on those it infected and affected in the middle of the 20th Century.
On November 1st there was a free symposium on Breathing & Sleep for people with neuromuscular disorders in the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA. For European people a bit far to travel for just this one day. But the Salk Institute put videos of the presentations held at ...
26 November 2009 The European Community has just ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
To mark World Polio Day on 24th October 2009 , Radio Netherlands Worldwide (www.rnw.nl) in conjunction with the world renowned Prof. Frans Nollet and his department at the Amsterdam Medical Centre, made a video on Post Polio Syndrome (PPS).
The EPU has registered in Belgium as a IVZW. (IVZW means: Internationale Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk (International Non-profit Association, pursuant to Belgium law).
The European Union has further strengthened its international ties by joining Fédération des Associations Européennes et Internationales établies en Belgique (Federation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium)
Dear EPU Member,First of all, I want to apologize for the lack of progress that has been made in the last two years. A number of things, outside our control, counted against us, but rather than make excuses, can we please look forward, as we are now going forward, and ...
On May 12 and 13 the EPU board had a meeting in Leiden. On the 13th the board also had a meeting with Prof. Dr. Frans Nollet in Amsterdam.