viernes, 10 de junio de 2016

LYMPHEDEMA ASSOCIATIONS PRESENT AS BOARD MEMBERS IN PROVINCIAL AND NATIONAL DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS



COGAMI-COCEMFE HOLDS ITS XXVI GENERAL ASSEMBLY

On the 28th of May Cogami-Cocemfe held its XXVI Annual General Meeting of the Galician Disability Confederation, with more than 50 attendees. At this meeting, the accounts and the report of activities during 2015 were approved.

In order to improve the quality of services delivered by the organization, a new strategy was presented and approved for the coming years, which will involve important internal organizational changes.




This year the General Assembly was held in the town of Mos in Vigo (Galicia-Spain), where attendees had the opportunity to also visit the new facilities this center provides, such as health care and employment counseling and professional formation, in order to empower people.


 


The Galician Association of Lymphoedema is member of the Galician Disability Cofederation- COGAMI, and forms part of its Provincial Board of Directors. The Lymphedema Association of Galicia – AGL, is also a member of the Spanish Federation of Lymphedema Associations - FEDEAL, which in turn forms part of the Spanish Confederation of Associations of Persons with Physical and Organic Disabilities- COCEMFE.

References:

COGAMI - ANNUAL REPORT 2015


http://www.farodevigo.es/multimedia/fotos/gran-vigo/2016-03-10-54540-cogami-inaugura-nuevo-centro-rebullon.html



INTERESTING ARTICLES




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WHICH MEDICAL SPECIALISTS SHOULD DIAGNOSE AND ARE RELATED TO LYMPHEDEMA


FAST TRACK SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY RECOGNITION FOR CHILDREN WITH LYMPHEDEMA



INTERMITTENT PNEUMATIC CPMPRESSION (IPC) PUMP DEVICES
SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS POR LYMPHEDEMA 


BEST PRACTICE PROTOCOL GUIDE FOR LYMPHOEDEMA (in Galician)




THE VATICAN AND CANONIZATION DUE TO THE MIRACULOUS CURE OF A PRIMARY LYMPHEDEMA




WHY A BUTTERFLY IS THE SYMBOL FOR LYMPHEDEMA



LYMPHEDEMA - INTERNATIONAL DISEASE CODING AND CLASSIFICATION



WHAT DOES INTERMITTENT PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION PUMP THERAPY (IPC) DO AND NOT DO FOR LYMPHEDEMA. ( see Page 8 for the important Conclusions)



WHAT IS PHLEBOLYMPHEDEMA




LYMPHEDEMA INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE










NEW CAMPAIGN FOR 2018
 


For global awareness it is being asked that the 
WHO - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
name: 
"LYMPHEDEMA - AWARENESS & CURES"
as its World Health Day campaign - 2018

  

  KATHY BATES
LYMPHEDEMA EMBASSADOR


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