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    Putting you at the centre of all decisions affecting your health

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    30% of the European population lives with allergies, asthma and COPD

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    Because breathing is taken for granted, we work for better recognition of chronic respiratory diseases

Campaigns

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Atopic Eczema Awareness Day

Let's raise awareness together on Atopic Eczema!

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#Breathe Mission

1 in 3 MEPs signed the written declaration on chronic respiratory diseases

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Political Call to Action on Allergy and Asthma

Sign to curb down allergy and asthma for the benefit of patients

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Enabling air travel with medical oxygen

We advocate to have affordable fees and standard forms to fly with oxygen

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Projects

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Severely Asthma!

A video serie of severe asthma patients' testimonies on living with the disease

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European Atopic Eczema Report

The 1st European report this size on patients' quality of life

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CURE

How to treat asthma with a phage therapy?

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COPD Move

Changing the perception of COPD: COPD Move by Patients!

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Events

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Allergy Exhibition at the European Parliament

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Spirometry test at European Parliament in Strasbourg

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The barriers to research in chronic NCDs in Europe

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14th September: The 1st European Atopic Eczema Awareness Day

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Publications

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European Report: Quality of Life for Patients with Atopic Eczema

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Minimum Standards of Care for COPD Patients in Europe

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Health Literacy, Young Patients with Asthma and Adherence to Treatment

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Annual report 2017

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What's new

EFA becomes official NGO to WHO Europe15/10/2018On September 20 the WHO Regional Committee for Europe adopted a decision in...Read More
Horizon Europe must deliver on citizens’ priorities: the case of allergy and asthma12/10/2018The European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma held a policy...Read More
European Atopic Eczema Day12/10/2018 Last September 14th the atopic eczema patient community belonging to EFA’s...Read More

Who's EFA

The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) is an alliance of 42 allergy, asthma and COPD patients’ organisations in 25 European countries. Our vision is that European patients with allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live uncompromised lives, have the right and access to the best quality care and a safe environment. Our mission is to be their voice and to be actively involved in the decisions impacting their health.