Recognizing endometriosis as a social disease: the European Union-encouraged Italian Senate approach

Laura Bianconi, Lone Hummelshoj, Maria Elisabetta Coccia, Paola Vigano, Giorgio Vittori, Jacqueline Veit, Robert Music, Antonio Tomassini, Thomas D'Hooghe

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Abstract

Started at the grassroot level, increased awareness and investment in research has resulted in unprecedented recognition of endometriosis by the European Parliament, taken up by the Italian Senate in a 5-year action plan. This offers welcome assurance to the scientific community.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1285-1287
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume88
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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