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The Italian Society for the Study of Headaches (SISC)

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Postal Address: SISC- Società Italiana per lo Studio delle Cefalee Casella Postale 17, Succursale 3 06123 Perugia, Italy
Phone number: 0039 075 5855857
Website: http://www.sisc.it/index.php
Organisation summary: The Italian Society for the Study of Headaches (SISC) was founded on June 14, 1976. SISC, has over 600 members from different disciplinary areas such as Neurology, Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Anaesthesia, Gynaecology, and Clinical Pharmacology and this multidisciplinary nature has characterised represented the educational and update initiatives of the Society. SISC annually organises a National Congress or Update Couse usually holding joint sessions with other scientific disciplines, and local events promoted by the Regional Sections. In addition, the Society endorses scientific events related to issues dealing with head pain and headache comorbidity. Among the many initiatives promoted by SISC worthy of mention is the Enrico Greppi Award, granted every two years during the International Congress of the European Headache Federation (EHF). Furthermore, during the Society’s National Congress, the Franco Michele Puca Award is granted to the best project presented by young researchers. Since 1999 SISC is formally involved in educational activities through the Board of Qualification and from 2005 with the foundation of the School of Advanced Education in Headache, a triennial multi-modules course open to physicians from the various disciplines. The lessons are held by specialists qualified in the various disciplines and integrated with interactive and practice sessions.
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Agency types: Health Specific

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Health issues, determinants and measures: Sensory functions and pain ,
Languages and Geographical Perspective: Italy ,