EAI Press Release Information Day 2015

The Endometriosis Association of Ireland is hosting their annual Information Day in The Spa Hotel Lucan on 21st March 2015 and would love you to join them.

In Ireland, it is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 women suffer with endometriosis, a condition that can have a significant impact on sufferer’s lives and that of their friends and families.

The Endometriosis Association of Ireland (EAI) is a registered charity that was established in 1987. It is a non-profit and non-governmental patient organisation, striving to provide support and information for sufferers of endometriosis. Their aim is to create awareness of the condition amongst women and the medical profession and also awareness of the symptoms, effects and treatment options.

One of the key calendar events annually for the EAI is their annual Information Day. This year it is being held during Endometriosis Awareness week in Ireland (21st — 28th March) on Saturday 21st March 2015. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Enabling Your Everyday’.

Commenting on the choice of theme for this year’s information day, Kathleen King, Chairperson of the EAI said: “At the end of last year we undertook another exciting project, which was to refresh our brand identity and as part of this project we wanted to define in one line what The Endometriosis Association offers sufferers and their friends and families. My team collectively arrived at ‘Enabling Your Everyday’ as we felt that with our help and support and the provision of information we can allow sufferers to do just that. Also it is an extremely positive sentiment and a positive mentality is what we want everyone who sufferers from this condition and everyone we liaise with to have. As a result, we felt it would be the perfect theme for this years Information day.”

The Information Day will be hosted in The Spa Hotel in Lucan, Dublin between 10.30am and 5pm and registration will open at 10am. There will be an admission charge form €10 – €15, which will offer attendees entrance to the event, the opportunity to hear international and national speakers, and a light lunch will also be provided. Special offers for entrance to the event are available when booking online at www.endometriosis.ie/events/eai2015 

There will be a very high calibre of speakers with vast expertise on the day, amongst them is:

  1. Heather Guidone – Surgical Program Director for the Centre for Endometriosis Care in Atlanta, USA
  2. Aoibhin McGreal – Pelvic Physiotherapist
  3. Margaret Dunne – Sexual Therapist
  4. Shelagh Wright — Chronic Pain Management
  5. Mr Mo’iad Alazzam — Endometriosis Specialist Gynaecologist
  6. Dr John Kennedy — Fertility Specialist
  7. Kathleen King — Chairperson of the EAI

www.endometriosis.ie will host all the details you need to know for this event, including: Agenda for the Information Day List of speakers on the day including their biographies Forum for submitting questions in advance of the Information Day Directions to The Spa Hotel in Lucan, Dublin Other interesting information on other Endometriosis initiatives, such as the Worldwide EndoMarch which takes place on the 28th March. The Information Day is just one of the many ways in which Ireland is contributing to the global cause.

Follow the Information Day through Facebook (facebook.com/Endolreland) and Twitter (@twitter.com/endo_ireland) and for further information please contact info@endo.ie  www.endometriosis.ie. Registered Charity No. 8693. Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. 148289.

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