|Stene Prize 2012, winning essay|
This year the theme “Overcoming the challenges of getting around with a rheumatic or musculoskeletal disease” was featured and the EULAR secretariat received entries from 19 member countries which is the highest number ever. Several of these countries were engaging for the first time in the competition which is a great development.
EULAR are very happy to report that all entries were remarkably well written and several were really innovative and very inspiring. These criteria were used by the five Jury members in order to score each entry and they had a difficult choice to make as the quality was very high. However, the final choice of the Jury was supported by all members.
The Jury is delighted to announce that the Stene Prize 2012 is awarded to Mrs. Raija Heimonen from Finland. To the Presidents and Secretariats of the national EULAR member organisations of People with Arthritis/Rheumatism in Europe
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all those who shared their personal stories with us very warmly. For the
To read the winning essay, please select “Read booklet 2012” under Stene Prize Booklets.