Thank you to all the GE2020 Candidates who have pledged their support by signing the EAI Manifesto.
General Election 2020 provides an opportunity to request that the next Government (vote on 8th February 2020) will work with the Endometriosis Association of Ireland to help us improve the diagnosis and treatment of those living with endometriosis and adenomyosis in Ireland.
The EAI were invited to present to TD’s and Senators in Leinster House AV room. Raising awareness of endometriosis and the lack of adequate services in Ireland.
Dr Siobhán Kelleher and Sinéad Hughes are researchers in the Translational Medical Device Laboratory in National University of Ireland, Galway, developing health technologies to address unmet clinical needs in female health.
The World Endometriosis Organisations will strive for better understanding of the disease, improved treatment and management and will combine their strengths to make the world of difference to those with the disease, their families, communities as well as working with governments and health decision makers to bring about legislative change.
Tune in to Connemara Community Radio where Kathleen (EAI Chairperson) speaks to Mary about endometriosis.
Thank you to Connemara Community Radio for helping us to raise awareness.
RTE Brainstorm – The Long Read – Aoife Ryan Cunningham
“When you’re a teenager, you don’t necessarily realise that that level of pain is abnormal. Even if you do, you approach your GP and your GP is going to say ‘look, you’re too young to have Endometriosis, it’s not that or it couldn’t be that’ and we’re still seeing women being dismissed.”
Kathleen King, the Chairperson of the Endometriosis Association of Ireland, has spoken out on Worldwide Endometriosis month to highlight the condition
Kathleen King, Chairperson of the EAI explains the realities faced by the one in ten women who have the condition
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