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[EP Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma] Championing a renewed EU agenda on allergy and airways diseases for a healthier Europe

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The European Interest Group on Allergy & Asthma is organising a breakfast meeting at the European Parliament on 20 March from 8.30 to 10.00am, co-hosted and co-chaired by MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen and MEP Pavel Poc . The event will signal the launch of the Blueprint of the Interest Group on Allergy & Asthma, which reaffirms its commitment to better research, prevention and care policies ahead of the European Parliament elections in May and the new Commission in October/November. The Interest Group on Allergy & Asthma is ran by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients' Organisations (EFA). *Breakfast will be served

 

Breakfast Policy Meeting

 “Championing a renewed EU agenda on allergy and airways diseases for a healthier Europe”

 Co-hosted and co-chaired by MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, FI) and MEP Pavel Poc (S&D, CZ)
 

20th March 2019, 08:30 – 10:00

European Parliament- ASP 0 G Salon

DRAFT PROGRAMME

Opening

08:30- 08:45

Registration and breakfast buffet

Welcome and setting the scene

08:45- 09:00

 

Presentation of the Blueprint of the European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy & Asthma

 MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, FI)

Allergic diseases and asthma landscape in Europe

 Ioana Agache, President, EAACI

Tackling the allergy and airways diseases epidemic: an EU agenda for the future

 Mikaela Odemyr, President, EFA

Open panel moderated by Stanimir Hasardzhiev (Patient Access Partnership, PACT)

09:00- 09:25

Introduction to the discussion

 Stanimir Hasardzhiev (Secretary   General, PACT)

Panellist introductions and reflections on championing a renewed EU agenda on allergy and airway diseases for a healthier Europe

  • MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, FI)
  • Leen Meulenbergs, WHO Representative to the EU, WHO Europe
  • François Wakenhut, Head of Unit “Clean Air”, DG ENV
  • Bjorn Hansen, Executive Director, ECHA
  • Ulla Närhi, Counsellor for Health, Finnish Permanent Representation to the EU

09.25- 09.50

Stakeholders’ reactions and open debate on the policy priorities for the future EU leadership

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Conclusion

09.50- 10.00

Concluding remarks

 MEP Pavel Poc (S&D, CZ)

 

                                                                                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The European Parliament Interest Group event is facilitated by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and the European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases Patients' Associations (EFA).
More information: https://allergyasthmaparliament.eu                                             

March 20th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   10:00 AM
European Parliament
Rue du Wiertz 60
O G Salon ASP (Altiero Spinelli Building)
Brussels, 1047
Belgium
Phone: +3222272712
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