European Alzheimer’s Alliance members win MEP awards
Tuesday 29 November 2011
Marisa Matias, MEP (Portugal) and member of the European Alzheimer’s Alliance, won the Health Award at the 7th MEP Awards ceremony. This Award recognises Ms Matias' engagement in health issues in the European Parliament (EP).
Ms Matias was Rapporteur for the EP Report on European strategy on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias (2010) and Co-Rapporteur for the EP Resolution on the Joint Programming of research to combat neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer’s disease (2009).
Other European Alzheimer’s Alliance members also received awards:
- Mairead McGuinness (Ireland): Agriculture and Rural Affairs
- Astrid Lulling (Luxembourg): Economic and Monetary Affairs
- Claude Moraes (UK): Justice and Civil Liberties
- Lambert van Nistelrooij (Netherlands): Regional Development
The annual MEP awards bring together members of the European parliament, EU stakeholders and industries and EU institutional staff to celebrate the work and highlight the outstanding achievements of MEPs over the last year.
For more information, please see http://www.mepawards.eu/