Press releases

The Burden of Asthma in Europe

World Asthma Day, 14 May 2004 - On World Asthma Day 4 May 2004 GINA Global Initiative for Asthma published their Global Burden of Asthma report. The report is based on standardized data collected in epidemiology studies in more than 80 countries. Burden of Asthma in Europe Fact Sheet

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EFA Supports World COPD Day

19th November 2003 - EFA Supports World COPD Day Poster

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EFA calls for Awareness and Action on COPD in Europe

19th November 2003 - EFA launches website dedicated to COPD patients and carers. Press release

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Failure in Asthma Management reported by Asthma Experts

17th November 2003 - PatientHealth care groups in Europearound the world are uniting today, World COPD Day, to extend public awareness of and call for action on of the debilitating and deadly illness, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD is the 4th leading cause of death worldwide, yet 75% of those affected remain undiagnosed. Press release Poster

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Food Allergy Patients in Europe want to know what they eat

17th May 2003 - Food Labelling. An estimated 4 % of the adults and 8 % of the children in EU suffer from food allergy. EFA the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations would like to remind, that labelling of food ingredients is the most direct way to inform the consumer on ingredients in food. Press release

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