The increasingly important role of patients organisations
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Presentation
- By: GONçALVES, Rosa (Plataforma Saúde em Diálogo, Lisboa, Portugal)
1. The patients organizations were born not very long ago, and had not very good beginnings. A long way has been done step by step, and nowadays we are quite well accepted. 2. In a very strange way we have been helped and fighted by doctors. The WHO and EU are nowadays hearing patients organisations and patients, about several matters... The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.