OAB – OverActive Bladder Syndrome
This animated video is about overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) and describes the symptoms, tests and treatments. OAB is a common condition and can affect both men and women. It affects around 22 million adults in Europe.Read more
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The EAU will again conduct an international survey to assess the general knowledge on urology. We have asked over 3,000 members of the public from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands 10 questions on the topic of Incontinence. If you are interested in conducting a similar survey yourself at a local or national level, we would be happy to send you the survey questions for translation.Read more
WFIPP would like to bring to your attention the publication in 2021 of the booked called “Facing Pelvic Pain”. The book is written by an eminent and well respected young Urologist Elise J.B. De, MD, practising in Boston, USA and Theodore A. Stern, MD, Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation. The book is written to fill the many gaps that exist for patients and their family having to deal with Chronic Pelvic Pain.Read more
The CONfidence app is endorsed by WFIPP and provides practical help at your fingertips. It brings together trusted and reliable information, informed by national experts providing specialist bladder and bowel care. The app has been developed by Nikki Cotterill a continence expert and qualitative researcher in Bristol with a healthcare app developer.Read more
WFIPP is delighted to announce its future involvement in the AMELIE (Anchored Muscle cELls for IncontinencE) Research project. The aim of the research is to use revolutionary cell therapy to find a possible cure for a condition which affects an estimated 67 million people in Europe. To find out more about AMELIE, please click here. […]Read more
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How Chronic Pain Can Affect Your Mental Health
EPF is pleased to introduce you to a study developed by our member organization Plataforma de Organizaciones de Pacientes (POP; Spanish Platform of Patients’ Organisations). The main objective of it is finding out the current level of participation of patients’ organisations in their respective Health Care Systems in Europe.Read more
WEBINAR 1: AI in Healthcare: From Science Fiction to Reality (8 July 2021)
This webinar introduces the concept of AI and its implication in healthcare as well as introduces a case study and the AI Fund. The webinar will cover pros/cons, attention points and benefits of AI for patients.Read more
Please listen to the podcast with our President Mary Lynne van Poelgeest and organized by the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) in relation to World Continence Week 2021.Read more
WFIPP to host World Continence Week 2021 WFIPP is delighted to announce the launch of World Continence Week 2021 (WCW), an awareness-raising campaign, scheduled to take place between 21st and 27th June, 2021. This year, WFIPP has endeavoured to encapsulate the true meaning and mission of WCW by arranging a series of daily webinars covering […]Read more
EPF is happy to publish the results of its survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients and patient organisations. The aim of this survey was to gather more information on the lived experience and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with chronic conditions, their communities and on patient organisations.Read more
SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE: Pelvic Floor services in 2021 and beyond
Practical recommendations to address inequalities in care for patients with pelvic floor disorders and to improve services for the future.
Receptor identified in the bladder for the first time could spell new drug target for urological diseases.
IMI-PAINCARE researchers’ evidence suggests the receptor could be targeted to increase the efficacy of pain drugs
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