Asociación Afectados de Polio y Síndrome Post-Polio - Spain, was born in February 2000, of the specific needs of the group (medical treatment, job, elimination of architectural barriers, technical aids, etc.) and to know on the Internet, that the symptoms that we suffer have a name and surname:POST-POLIO SYNDROME – PPS.
Members of the Association have been working on the dissemination and collection of information from the POST-POLIO SYNDROME - PPS, since November 1998.
The activities of the Association especially mention:
To provoke the interest of the Health authorities, of the scientific and medical community so that investigations are carried out on the causes of the POST-POLIO SYNDROME and the best possible treatment.
They also claim for those affected by POLIO AND POST-POLIO SYNDROME, that they can freely exercise their fundamental rights that are included in the Spanish Constitution, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and any future bill of rights that protects people with Disabilities and improves their quality of life.
The Association is not for profit, its positions are not remunerated, it receives no subsidies and develops its work with absolute economic and political independence.
Presidenta de laAsociación Afectados de Polio y Síndrome Post-Polio