EULAR PARE Updates, September 2015

by Garreth


Reminder: Edgar Stene Prize 2016 is open for entries!

We are inviting entries from people aged 16 years and over living with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease to the Edgar Stene Prize 2016 on the topic of:

“Living with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease (RMD): How I take action to enjoy life to the full”

The competition invites people to share their personal experiences and their individual coping strategies to ‘live life to the full’ despite being affected by an RMD.
Each essay should not exceed 2 pages (A4) – please see here for the detailed prize rules and the competition booklet here from the 2015 competition. 

Please submit the essays by email to  by 31st December 2015. We will put together a judging panel to choose the UK entry to submit to EULAR PARE.


PARE board election results

Following the 2015 PARE BOARD elections, Boryana Boteva (Bulgaria) and Dora Papastavrou (Greece) have been elected as new board members.


New strategy for young people

Following research into the needs of young people (18-35 years) with Rheumatoid and Musculoskeletal Disorders (RMDS), EULAR PARE have developed a ‘youth strategy‘, a series of 8 objectives to be met by 2020.

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