Proposals for the organisation of headache services in Europe

Fabio Antonaci, Dominique Valade, Michel Lanteri-Minet, José Miguel Láinez, Rigmor Jensen, Timothy J. Steiner

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The mission of the European Headache Federation (EHF) is to improve life for those affected by headache disorders in Europe. Progress depends upon improving access to good headache-related health care for people affected by these disorders. Education about headache-its nature, causes, consequences and management-is a key activity of EHF that supports this aim. It is also important to achieve an organisation of headache-related services within the health systems of Europe in order that they can best deliver care in response to what are very high levels of need. This publication assesses this need, and sets out proposals for service organisation, on three levels, to meet the resultant demand.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-28
Number of pages4
JournalInternal and Emergency Medicine
Issue numberSUPPL.1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008


  • European Headache Federation
  • Headache
  • Headache centre
  • Migraine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


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