An important aim of ESPRM is to increase networks, exchange and spread knowledge in the field of RPM. ESPRM works constantly to cooperate fruitfully with relevant Societies, Foundations and Organizations working on a specific field.
European Union Geriatric Medicine Society, EUGMS
EUGMS Mission is to develop geriatric medicine in the member states of the European Union as an independent specialty caring for all older people with age-related conditions To support that these services become available to all citizens of the European Union.
To promote education and continuing professional development, and in particular an annual scientific meeting.
In conjunction with the Section of Geriatric Medicine of the UEMS, to promote geriatric medicine to the European Commission and Parliament.
To promote evidence-based guidelines for the most efficacious preventive and treatment strategies for older people in the European Union.
EUGMS is related with the ESPRM Special Interest Scientific Committee, (SISC) “PRM in Ageing Persons” headed by Prof. Michael QUITTAN.
This letter of intent to cooperate was made to promote common activities of the 2 European Societies in Congresses, Education and Research in the field of rehabilitation in elderly patients.
Please visit the official website for more information on EUGMS.
GROUPE UGECAM is a major operator in France in the nonprofit sector of health and medico-social facility, willing to support the scientific and research activities of the ESPRM in the field of persons with stroke.
GROUPE UGECAM commits itself to have some of its professionals, especially from UGECAM Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur et Corse, engage in research works on stroke organized by the relevant ESPRM SISC.
GROUPE UGECAM is related with the ESPRM Special interest scientific committee (SISC) “Persons with Stroke”.
As the other SISC of the ESPRM the role of the SISC on stroke is to develop three types of networks (NW):
Networks (NW) of PRM specialists and other health professionals, with an expertise in research activities in the field, networks of research facilities involved in stroke, and networks of clinical facilities with an expertise in the specific field.
Please visit the official website for more information on GROUPE UGECAM.
Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation
Don Gnocchi Foundation provides healthcare services through its centres on an inpatient, day-hospital, outpatient or house-call basis. Most of the healthcare initiatives are for various kinds of rehabilitation, treating post-acute patients during recovery or patients with chronic conditions. The rehabilitation fields involved are neurological, cardiac, pulmonary, orthopaedic, geriatric and oncological, with an additional small number of inpatient post-acute hospitals.
Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, is willing to support the scientific and research activities of the ESPRM in the field of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM). The Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Chair (Department of Clinical and experimental Sciences) of the University of Brescia is involved in Evidence Based Medicine activities. Head of ESPRM Special interest scientific committee (SISC) “Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)” is Prof. Stefano Negrini, University of Brescia and Fondazione Don Gnocchi, Italy.
The role of the ESPRM SISC on EBM is to develop networks (NW) of clinical facilities with an activity established on EBM together with research centers linked to “Cochrane Rehabilitation“.
The targets of the cooperation between the Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi, the University of Brescia, Italy and ESPRM are:
- First to organize international events on EBM during the next ESPRM congress 2018 in Vilnius May 1-6 (research, educational, professional and ethical events)
- Second to facilitate the submission to EU grants, such as H2020
Please visit the official website for more information on Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation.
Cochrane Rehabilitation was born within the ESPRM Evidence Based Committee (EBM) that started the creation of a Cochrane Rehabilitation Field in 2014. Cochrane Rehabilitation is a global network of individuals, involved in the production, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-informed clinical practice in rehabilitation.
The new Cochrane Field will promote and advocate for using the best evidence within the rehabilitation world, including physical therapy, speech and occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, psychology, adapted physical activity and sports, and pharmacological treatments, to inform clinical decision-making.
Please visit the official website for more information on Cochrane Rehabilitation.
European Pain Federation
The European Pain Federation is a multidisciplinary professional organisation in the field of pain research and medicine, consisting of the 37 chapters of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP®), which are the IASP approved official National Pain Societies in each country. Established in 1993, The European Pain Federation constituent chapters represent Pain Societies from 37 European countries and close to 20,000 physicians, basic researchers, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists and other healthcare professionals across Europe, who are involved in pain management and pain research.
European Pain Federation is related with the ESPRM Special interest scientific committee (SISC) “Persons with Pain and Disability” The head of this committee is Prof. Roberto Casale, Scientific Director, Habilita, Care & Research Rehabilitation Hospitals. European Pain Federation School, Director.
This letter of intention (LoI) is made to promote common activities of the 2 European Societies in the field of rehabilitation and pain medicine, by means of the common organization of:
Please visit the official website for more information on European Pain Federation.
Groupe RAMSAY Générale de Santé – Clinique de Provence Bourbonne
Ramsay Health Care is a global hospital group owning and operating a comprehensive range of healthcare facility across Australia, France, Indonesia, Malaysia and the United Kingdom. Ramsay Générale de Santé focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety: Clinique Provence-Bourbonne is a healthcare facility of Ramsay Générale de Santé located in Aubagne (France) and specialized in patient’s rehabilitation.
Groupe RAMSAY Générale de Santé is related with the ESPRM Special interest scientific committee (SISC) “Sports Affairs” The head of this committee is Prof. Jean-François Kaux, University of Liège, Belgium.
The role of the ESPRM SISC on sports affairs is to develop networks (NW) of clinical facility with an activity established on Sport Affairs together with research centers linked to Sports Affairs.
The targets of the cooperation between Ramsay Clinique de Provence Bourbonne and ESPRM are:
- First to organize international events on Sports Affairs during the next ESPRM congress 2018 in Vilnius May 1-6 (research, educational, professional and ethical events)
- Second to facilitate the submission to EU grants, such as H2020
Please visit the official website for more information on Groupe RAMSAY Générale de Santé.
Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone
INT carries out world-class research in fundamental neurosciences to bridge levels of organization of the nervous system within a functional approach in order to understand the neural underpinnings of human behaviors and of their dysfunctions in neurological diseases.
ESPRM is currently working on the development of the 21st European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, that will take place from 1 to 6 may 2018 at the Litexpo-Congress Center (Vilnius).
The objectives of the cooperation between INT and ESPRM are:
- To disseminate results of their respective projects. Therefore, INT would be pleased to participate to the next ESPRM meeting for a workshop focused on preclinical investigations.
- To promote each partner in the area of influence. Both entities will make available their disseminations channels to promote the spread of those innovative activities which could be relevant for rehabilitation professionals.
Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone is related with the ESPRM Special interest scientific committee (SISC) “Spasticity”.
Please visit the official website for more information on Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone.
Instituto de Biomecanica de Valencia (IBV)
IBV is a technological Centre that studies the behavior of the human body and its interaction with products, environments and services.
ESPRM is currently working on the development of the 21st European Congress of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, that will take place from 1 to 6 May 2018 at Litexpo- Congress Center (Vilnius).
The targets of the cooperation between IBV and ESPRM are:
- IBV, as an Innovation and Research Centre, has among its main objectives the dissemination of the results of its projects, encouraging the ways professionals could take advantage of them. Therefore, IBV would be pleased to have the chance to take part in the next ESPRM Congress setting up a workshop focused on biomechanics and health technology.
- To promote each partner in the area of influence of the other one. With this purpose, both entities will make available their dissemination channels to promote the spread of those innovative activities which could be relevant for Rehabilitation professionals.
Please visit the official website for more information on Instituto de Biomecanica de Valencia (IBV).
The European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO)
This letter of intent is made to promote common activities of the 2 European Societies in the field of Rehabilitation and Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, by means of the common organization of activities at several levels, targeted on consensual topics chosen by ESPRM and ESCEO Executive boards.
- Congresses – exchanges of knowledge by reciprocal organization of sessions and/or workshops in ESCEO and ESPRM congresses
- Research activities – creation of networks between experts in the field, research and clinical facilities
AFM-Téléthon – The French Muscular Dystrophy Association
AFM Téléthon, the French Muscular Dystrophy Association, is composed of patients and their families who are affected by a neuromuscular disease: a genetic, rare, progressive and severely disabling illness. In order to fight those diseases, AFM-Téléthon chooses to initiate innovative actions and a strategy of general interest that benefits all rare diseases and all persons with disabilities.
The objectives of the cooperation between AFM-Telethon and ESPRM are:
- To organize a scientific session during the ESPRM Congress (Vilnius, 2018) dedicated to Neuromuscular diseases on outcome measures in clinical trials.
- To spread information on the two Societies’ activities in both networks