ACAF

Conferences
and events program
open to public access

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR FACE-TO-FACE EVENTS:

PLEASE DO NOT WEAR COLOGNE, HAIRSPRAY, AFTERSHAVE,
OR OTHER PERFUMED PRODUCTS, IN ORDER TO PROTECT
THE HEALTH OF PERSONS WITH MCS, CFS/ME AND FM

IT IS RECOMMENDED TO KEEP THE MOBILE PHONE OFF
WITHIN THE AREA OF THE EVENT,
IN ORDER TO PROTECT PEOPLE AFFECTED
BY ELECTROHYPERSENSITIVITY

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JUNE 2024

CARDONA - June 4

BARCELONA - June 8

Antioxidants and pain - June 13

TERRASSA - June 29

 

MAY 2024

MAY INFORMATION STANDS

CAMBRILS - May 5

CERVERA - May 9

REUS - May 10

BARCELONA - May 10

TERRASSA - May 11

VI JORNADA AVENÇOS EN SSC - May 11

CAMBRILS - May 12

BARCELONA - May 12

CATALUNYADEBLAU - May 12

PALAMÓS - May 14

REUS - May 15

REUS - May 18

CERVERA - May 19

L'HOSPITALET - May 29

PALLEJÀ / ONLINE - May 29

 

 

APRIL 2024

MOLINS DE REI - April 6

CERVERA - April 11

BARCELONA - April 17

Collagen and muscle health - April 18 - POSTPONED

SANT JORDI ACTIVITIES - April 22 & 23

Collagen and muscle health - April 25

CORNELLÀ DE LLOBREGAT - April 28

 

MARCH 2024

HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT - March 3

TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ - March 9

TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ - March 13

BARCELONA - March 13

EL VENDRELL - March 21

 

FEBRUARY 2024

Let's talk about... MCS - February 9

Omega 3 and pain - February 15

TERRASSA - February 27

TARRAGONA - February 29

CERVERA - February 29

 

JANUARY 2024

LA BISBAL D'EMPORDÀ - January 12

PALAMÓS - January 25

BARCELONA - January 25

 

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Historic record of acts & events

2005-2023

 

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TALK-WORKSHOP:
(in catalan)

 

Practising Mindfulness.
Learning to relax, meditate
and live in the present

Practising Mindfulness

 

by:

Nuri Pérez
Psychologist

Friday, 12 January 2024, at 5 p.m.
CAP de La Bisbal
Carrer Marcel Rallo, 10
LA BISBAL D'EMPORDÀ

Organised by:

ACAF

 
With the collaboration of:

Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM

 
Supported by:
 Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut      Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Living with fibromyalgia and other
central sensitisation syndromes

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Anna M. Prior (doctor AP ABS Palamós)
Laura Díaz (physiotherapist)
Nuri Pérez (psychologist)
Carolina Rodríguez (nurse ABS Palafrugell)

Thursday, 25 January 2024, at 7 p.m.
CAP de Palamós
Carrer Hospital, 17
PALAMÓS

Organised by:

ACAF

 
With the collaboration of:

Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM Ajuntament de Palamós

 
Supported by:
 Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut      Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Living with
central sensitisation syndromes
fibromyalgia - CFS/ME - MCS - EHS

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Sonia Cejuela
Patient expert and coordinator
of ACAF in the district of Sant Martí

Thursday, 25 January 2024, at 6 p.m.
Casal de Barri El Maresme
Carrer Puigcerdà, 100
BARCELONA

Organised by:

AVV Barri Maresme

 
With the collaboration of:

ACAF

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ONLINE MEETING:
(in catalan)

 

Let's talk about ...
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

informal meeting with:

Anna M. Rovira
Expert patient on MCS

Friday, 9 February 2024,
at 5 p.m. through Zoom
for ACAF members

 

Organised by:

ACAF

 
Supported by:
Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Omega 3 and pain

Alimentació i energia corporal

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Thursday, 15 February 2024, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Sabadell               Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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EXHIBITION AND TALK:

 

Empowering women with fibromyalgia

Emporderament de la dona amb FM



Tuesday, 27 February 2024, at 6 p.m.
Biblioteca D6
Rambla Francesc Macià, 191
TERRASSA

 

With the collaboration of:

ACAF

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ROUND TABLE IN PERSON:
(in Catalan):

 

What happens when we lose our health?

Emporderament de la dona amb FM


Thursday, 29 February 2024, 6 p.m.
Hospital Universitari de Tarragona
Joan XXIII

Area of Gestió del Coneixement
Building I, Ground floor
TARRAGONA

Organized by:

Col·legi Oficial de Psicologia de Catalunya

Fundación Mémora

 

With the collaboration of:

Hospital Joan XXIII

ACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Anti-inflammatory feeding in
Central Sensitisation Syndromes

Emporderament de la dona amb FM

 

by:

Luís Inocente
Dietician - Nutritionist
EAP Cervera

 

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 6 p.m.
CAP de Cervera
Avinguda de Duran i Sanpere, 45
CERVERA

Organised by:

ACAF

ACAF

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SOLIDARITY ACT FOR RESEARCH:

 

Solidarity theatre performance:

Emporderament de la dona amb FM

 

Sunday, 3 March 2024, at 5 p.m.
Centre Cultural La Bòbila
Plaça de la Bòbila, 1
HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT

 

Organized by:

Somnis LH

 
Solidarity event with:

ACAF

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SOLIDARITY EVENT:

 

Charity dinner in Torroella de Montgrí

Sopar solidari a Torroella de Montgrí

 

Saturday, 9 March 2024, at 9 p.m.
Bar del Recer
Carrer Sant Agustí , 14
TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ

Solidarity event with:

ACAF

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TALK-WORKSHOP:
(in catalan)

 

Practising Mindfulness.
Learning to relax, meditate
and live in the present

Practicant Mindfulness

 

by:

Nuri Pérez
Psychologist


Wednesday, 13 March 2024, at 5.30 p.m.
Casa Pastors - Auditori
Carrer Major, 31
TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ

Organized by:

ACAF

 
 
Supported by:

Ajuntament de Torroella de Montgrí

 Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut      Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Dolores (pain) is a woman's name
Talk on chronic pain and gender

Chronic pain and gender

 

by:

Dra. Aina Perelló
Family Doctor

Joan Guasch y Yolanda Silvente
Community Emotional Wellbeing Referrals

Sonia Cejuela
ACAF Territorial Coordinator

Grup de Dones de la Barceloneta

Escola de Salut session on the occasion of 8M,
Women's Day

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, at 5 p.m.
Casal cívic de la Barceloneta
Carrer Baluard, 28
BARCELONA

With the collaboration of:

ACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK
for relatives and accompanying persons:

 

Living with fibromyalgia and other CSS

Conviure amb la fibromiàlgia

 

by:

Carme Moreno
psychologist

Carolina Llorens
psychologist
Community Emotional Wellbeing Referent
ABS Vendrell

 

Thursday, 21 March 2024, at 7:15 p.m.
L'Eina
Camí Reial, 13-17
EL VENDRELL

Organised by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:

Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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POPULAR INFORMATION EVENT:

 

Exhibition of social and health associations of Molins de Rei

Mostra Entitats Molins de Rei

 

Saturday, April 6 2024, from 10am to 2pm
El Palau school playground
Carrer Rubió i Ors, 1
MOLINS DE REI

 

Organised by:

Ajuntament Molins de Rei

 

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FACE-TO-FACE COLLOQUIUM:
(in catalan)

 

Introduction to pain medication
and resolution of doubts

Introducció a la medicació del dolor

 

by:

Marta Canes Niubó
Family and Community Physician

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 6 p.m.
CAP de Cervera
Sala Fernando Marqués

Avinguda de Duran i Sanpere, 45
CERVERA

Organised by:

ACAF

ACAF

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ROUND TABLE IN PERSON:
(in Catalan):

 

Approaches for the improvement of fibromyalgia and CFS/ME symptoms

Abordajes para mejora síntomas FM y SFC

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:
taularodonafibromialgia@gmail.com

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, at 5 p.m.
Casal de Barri de Poblenou
Rambla de Poblenou, 49
BARCELONA

Organised by:

Emilia Matilla i Maribel Segoviano

 

With the collaboration of:

ACAF

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Collagen in muscle and joint health

Col·lagen i salut muscular

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Thursday, 18 April 2024, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Castellar del Vallès
 

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ACTIVITIES ON THE OCCASION OF SANT JORDI'S DAY:

Monday, 22nd April 2024, in Reus:

Sant Jordi a Reus

 

Tuesday, 23 April 2024

Information stand in
Torroella de Montgrí

 

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Collagen in muscle and joint health

Col·lagen i salut muscular

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Thursday, 25 April 2024, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Castellar del Vallès
 

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SOLIDARITY SPORTING EVENT:

 

Team marathon
and solidarity walk

Marató per equips i caminada solidària

 

Sunday, 28th April 2024, at 10 a.m.
Starting point: UP Club Cornellà
Cornellà Calisthenics Park
CORNELLÀ DE LLOBREGAT

INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION:

https://www.corresolidaris.org

 
Solidarity event with:

ACAF

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INFORMATION STANDS
ON THE THE OCCASION OF
WORLD FIBROMYALGIA
AND CFS/ME AWARENESS DAY:

Sessió ciclo indoor a Cambrils

 

Friday, 10 May 2024:

L'HOSPITALET:
Hospital de Bellvitge, Hospital General (Creu Roja), Mercat de Bellvitge and Mercat de Sta. Eulàlia

SABADELL:
Rambla corner St. Antoni M. Claret

SANT ADRIÀ:
Plaça del Mercat

EL VENDRELL:
Rambla del Vendrell

 

Sunday, 12 May 2024:

BARCELONA:
Information table in Plaça Catalunya,
on the occasion of the informative act

CAMBRILS:
Passeig Marítim (all day)

VILANOVA I LA GELTRÚ:
Rambla

 

Monday, 13 May 2024:

PALAMÓS:
Placeta de la farmacia Can Romero

REUS:
Antic hospital Sant Joan
(in front of Mercat Municipal)

TERRASSA:
In front of Ajuntament (afternoon)

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

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SOLIDARITY SPORTING EVENT:

 

Indoor cycling session with
Melcior Mauri

Sessió ciclo indoor a Cambrils

 

Sunday, 5 May 2024, at 10 a.m.
Parc del Pinaret
CAMBRILS

INFORMATION, REGISTRATION AND DONATIONS:

https://www.apinyofix.org

 
Solidarity event with:

ACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Diagnosis and latest advances in the treatment of fibromyalgia and other CSS

Diagnòstic i darrers avenços en FM

 

by:

Dr. Lluís Rosselló
Rheumatologist
Coordinator of the Specialised CSS Unit
of the Hospital Santa Maria de Lleida

Thursday, 9 May 2024, at 6 p.m.
Casal cívic de Cervera
Sala Francesc Buireu
Carrer de Manuel Ibarra
CERVERA

Organized by:

ACAF

ACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE ACTIVITY:

 

Proposal of adapted physical activities
for people with fibromyalgia

Activitats físiques adaptades a Reus

by:

CAP Sant Pere professionals

 

FREE OF CHARGE
NO REGISTRATION

Friday, 10 May 2024, at 11 a.m.
Plaça de la Patacada
REUS

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FACE-TO-FACE ACTIVITY:

 

3rd Day: Connect with Fibromyalgia

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

REGISTRATIONS CLOSED!

Friday, 10 May 2024, at 16:00h
Club Natació Atlètic-Barceloneta
Plaça del Mar, s/n
BARCELONA

 

Co-organised by:

CNAB   CNAB

Fundació AredACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE CONFERENCE:
(in catalan)

 

Central sensitisation syndromes:
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME, Fibromyalgia and
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity;
current diagnosis and treatment
of these syndromes
and expectations for the future

SFC/EM, FM i SQM: actualitat i expectatives

 

by:

Internal medicine doctor
Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona
Coordinator of the CSS Specialized Unit
of the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona

 

and exhibition of paintings by the painter from Terrassa
Manoli Tapias

Saturday, 11 May 2024, at 11 a.m.
Biblioteca Central
Passeig de les Lletres, 1

TERRASSA

Organized by:

ACAF

 
With the collaboration of :

Biblioteca Central de Terrassa

 

Supported by:
Ajuntament de Terrassa

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ONLINE CONFERENCES:
(in catalan / spanish) :

 

6th Conference of Advances in
Central Sensitization Syndromes:
fibromyalgia - CFS/ME - MCS

VI Jornada Avenços en SSC

Saturday, 11 May 2024, at 6 p.m.
FREE-TO-AIR
via ACAF's YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/@ACAFssc

 

Organized by:

HUVH-VHIR

ACAF

Plataforma FAMILIARS FM-SFC-SQM

 
Supported by:

Ajuntament de Barcelona   Gencat Salut

 

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IN-PERSON ACTIVITY:

 

Information act on the occasion of World Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME Awareness Day

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados


OPEN AND FREE EVENT
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Sunday, 12 May 2024, at 11 a.m.
Plaça de Catalunya
BARCELONA

 

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AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:

 

#CatalunyadeBlau

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados


Sunday, 12 May 2024, in the evening,
close to your home and on the social networks of the nearly 200 participating municipalities and institutions,
and those of the association!

More information and updated list

If you live near any of the participating sites, take part by taking a photo and post it on your social networks, using one of the hashtags that we will use for communications:
#CatalunyadeBlau #DiaMundialFibromiàlgia
#DiaMundialFibromiàlgia_SFCem #DiaMundialSFCem
#WorldMEDay #DiaMundialFMiSFCem
#GlobalVoiceForME #Fibromiàlgia #SFCem #SQM
#EHS #SSC #VISIBILITAT #12M

If you can, tag or quote from one of our profiles:

  ACAF SSC
Web

fibromialgia.cat

Facebook

facebook.com/ACAF.ssc

Twitter

twitter.com/ACAFssc

Instagram

instagram.com/acaf.ssc

YouTube

linkedin.com/in/acafssc

YouTube

youtube.com/@ACAFssc

  Plataforma FAMILIARS FM-SFC-SQM
Web

plataformafamiliars.org

Facebook

fb.com/familiars.fmsfcsqm

Twitter

twitter.com/familiarsfmsfc

Instagram

instagram.com/familiars.fmsfc

 

Thank you for your collaboration!

 

Campaign driven by:

ACAF   
 ACAF

 

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FACE-TO-FACE TALKS:
(in catalan)

Fibromiàlgia actualització i mindfulness

 

Fibromyalgia: update and
new therapeutic support techniques

by:

Dr. Ramon Valls
Rheumatologist at Palamós Hospital

and

Can we benefit from Mindfulness?

by:

M. Rosa Pasqual
Nurse at the CAP of Palafrugell



Tuesday, 14 May 2024, at 7 p.m.
CAP de Palamós. Edificio Fleming
Carrer Hospital, 17-19
PALAMÓS

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

With the collaboration of:

Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM

Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM

 
Supported by:
 Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

Gencat Salut

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ROUND TABLE IN PERSON:
(in Catalan):

Abordatge del FM i SFC des de l'AP

 

Approach to Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME from Primary Care

by professionals from the CAP Sant Pere in Reus:

Mireia Garcia-Vilarrubia
Family doctor

Josefa Miravet
Psychologist RBEC

Blanca Canela
Physiotherapist

Mònica Anguela
Social worker

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, at 6 p.m.
Centre cívic del Carme
Plaça de la Patacada, 10
REUS

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

With the collaboration of:

ICS Camp de Tarragona

 
Supported by:
 Gencat Salut

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POPULAR INFORMATION EVENT:

 

Fira d'entitats de Reus

Fira d'entitats

 

Saturday, 18 May 2024
Plaça de la Llibertat
REUS

 

Organized by:

Ajuntament Molins de Rei

 

With the participation of:

ACAF

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SOLIDARITY SPORTING EVENT:

 

Solidarity walk for fibromyalgia and other central sensitisation syndromes

Activitat solidària amb l'ACAF

 

Sunday, 19th May 2024
Meeting:
8:30 h Plaça Vell Pla de Guissona
9:00 h Plaça del Sindicat de Cervera

 

 
Solidarity event with:

ACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in spanish)

 

Current status of diagnosis
and treatment of fibromyalgia

Estat actual diagnòstic i tractament FM

 

by:

Dr. José Miguel Ruiz
Rheumatologist
Coordinator of the SSC Specialised Unit
at Viladecans Hospital


Wednesday, 29 May 2024, at 5 p.m.
Centre cultural Sant Josep
Av. Isabel la Catòlica, 32

L'HOSPITALET

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
Ajuntament de Terrassa

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ONLINE TALK :

 

Living with fibromyalgia
and other central sensitisation syndromes:
CFS/ME, MCS and EHS

Conviure amb la FM, SFC, SQM i EHS

 

By:

Anna M. Rovira & Sonia Cejuela
Expert patients
and territorial coordinators of ACAF

With the participation of:
Fibromyalgia group of the CAP
Nordic walking group

 

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, at 6:30 p.m.
Ajuntament de Pallèjà
Carrer del Sol, 1
Pallejà

Also online via Teams
(send an email to alcaldia@palleja.cat)

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

With the collaboration of:
      ACAF
 

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FACE-TO-FACE CONFERENCE:
(in catalan)

 

Study of the patient
with central sensitisation syndromes
fibromyalgia - CFS/ME - MCS

Estudi pacient amb SSC

 

by:

Dr. José Alegre Martín
Internist and researcher
at the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR)

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, at 6 p.m.
Teatre Els Catòlics
Plaça de la Vall, s/n
CARDONA

Organized by:

Ajuntament de Cardona

 
With the collaboration of:

ACAF

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FACE-TO-FACE CONFERENCES:
(in spanish)

 

New evidence on environment and health

VI Jornada Avenços en SSC

Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 10 a.m.
Residència Investigadors
Carrer de l'Hospital, 64
BARCELONA

And online, upon registration at
https://forms.gle/RurjRCEu53cuHrSf9

 

Organized by:

Plasticheal

Apquira

Apquira

ACAF

 

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ONLINE TALK :

 

Antioxidants and pain

Antioxidants i dolor

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Thursday, 13 June 2024, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Sant Cugat del Vallès

 

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POPULAR INFORMATION EVENT:

 

Exhibition of social and health associations of Terrassa

Jornada Entitats Salut Terrassa

Jornada Entitats Salut Terrassa - programa

 

Saturday, 29 June 2024,
from 10 am to 1:30 pm
Centre cívic Alcalde Morera
Plaça de Can Palet, 1
TERRASSA

 

With the collaboration of:

Ajuntament Terrassa

 

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