Association of Patients with Neurodegenerative Conditions in Romania

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Association of Patients with Neurodegenerative Conditions in Romania

Participating Organizations:

The European Federation of Neurological Associations and the Association of Patients with Neurodegenerative Conditions in Romania hosted in Bucharest/Romania an event on ‘Brain Heath’. The event was part of the Training Initiatives for Neurology Advocates (TINA) of EFNA. National sponsor: Janssen.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Press Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • Other: Media

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The ‘Brain Heath’ conference made a brief overview of what is neuroscience, cognitive reserve with details about the importance of sleep and nutrition for the proper functioning of the brain. The concept of personalized medicine and what can be applied in neurological conditions was also discussed in more detail. Neuroplasticity and neurorehabilitation were two other topics that were approached, with a focus on digital brain health applications and methods that are present in Romania and can provide support in the recovery process. The total number of participants was 119, with 10 speakers. All major neurological associations in Romania were present at the meeting, medical professionals, and medicine students, as well as carers and media or pharmaceutical representatives.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Google AdWords and Facebook.


Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

46 articles about brain in the local press.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


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Contact Information

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Contact Name:

Cristina Vladau

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