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EFA to host Finnish Allergy Programme meeting in Helsinki
EFA will host a meeting to introduce the Finnish Allergy Programme this November On the 8th and 9th of November EFA will host a meeting inHelsinki on the subject of the Finnish Allergy Programme. Th ...

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Meeting to Introduce the Finnish Allergy Programme
After extensive presentations of the Finnish Allergy Programme, EFA is now taking delegations from 3 member countries to Finland 8th-9th November to first hand educational event on how the programme w ...

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EFA Symposium: Patient views on Respiratory Allergy
EFA is preparing to co-host a symposium on ‘Patient views on respiratory allergies’ at the annual European Respiratory Society Congress in Vienna on the 4th of September this year. The symposium, subt ...

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Allergies
What is an allergy?   Allergy knows no boundaries and affects differently people of all age groups, infants, children, teenagers, adults and the elderly. Allergy, defined by the World He ...

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Member News: Allergy UK appoints new Chief Executive
2012 will be an exciting year for EFA member Allergy UK, which is pleased to announce the election of Jim Bennett as its new Chief Executive. Having worked in the charity sector for over 17 years, J ...

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EFA Working Groups on COPD, Allergy and Severe Asthma
Some of EFA's members participate in working groups designated to serve as forums for discussing specific disease areas. These working groups are open to all EFA members and participants are encourage ...

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Update on the Allergy Awareness project (February 2012)
EFA's respiratory allergy project is still underway and if you have not already done so we invite you to sign EFA's CALL TO ACTION on respiratory allergies in Europe, to help raise awareness & rel ...

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Launch of EFA Respiratory Allergy Book at European Parliament
On the 22 of November, EFA marked the launch of its new book on respiratory allergies. The event took place at the European Parliament in Brussels. The aim of the EFA respiratory allergy book is  ...

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Launch Event of EFA Allergy Book and Call to Action
EFA hosted an event in Room A5E-3 (Alteiro Spinelli Building) at the European Parliament in Brussels to launch the EFA Book on Respiratory Allergies in Europe: Raising Awareness, Relieve the Burden. & ...

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EFA Book on Respiratory Allergy in Europe: Relieve the Burden
This book, published in November 2011, contains the first comprehensive survey of its kind conducted “by patients, for patients” reporting on the diagnosis, quality and accessibility of best practices ...

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EU Policymakers and the European Allergy Community Joins EFA
Brussels, 22 November 2011 - The statistics speak for themselves: 1 in every 2 Europeans will suffer from an allergy by 2015, but what's worse is that their chronic condition is very likely to be unde ...

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Update on EFA Allergy Awareness project (June 2011)
The EFA Respiratory Allergy Awareness project is currently underway and responses to our questionnaire for patient groups have so far been received from 15 countries across Europe. The questionnaire ...

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EFA speaks at EC Workshop on skin allergies and research
On the 9th of February in Brussels, EFA Executive Officer Susanna Palkonen spoke at an informal workshop organized by the European Commission on the theme of ‘Skin Allergies and Research’. The purpose ...

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Announcing the EFA Allergy Awareness Project
EFA has started to work on the 'EFA Allergy Awareness Project', an initiative to raise awareness of respiratory allergies as serious and chronic diseases. The project will highlight the need for act ...

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EFA announces kick-off of the MeDALL project
Barcelona, 24 January 2011 - EFA is today attending the kick-off meeting of the MeDALL project (Mechanisms of the Development of ALLergy) in Barcelona. EFA is a partner in this project, which aims to  ...

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Association Asthme & Allergies France launches new website
Association Asthme & Allergies has launched a new interactive website. The site is a collaborative initiative which gives people with asthma and/or allergy, their families/relations and health pro ...

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New Hope for People with Allergy and Future Generations
EFA is delighted to be a partner in the MeDALL project – Mechanisms of the Development of Allergy – a large new research project that will investigate the causes of allergy MeDALL is fun ...

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Global Allergy and Asthma Platform gets organised
The 3rd meeting of the GA²P², the Global Allergy and Asthma Patient Platform, a project initiated by EFA, will be held on the 11th of June 2011 at the Intercontinental (Ceylan Istanbul) Hote ...

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Multidisciplinary centre in allergy needed to prevent asthma
The Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association (NAAF) issued a press release demanding cross-professional centres for diagnosis and treatment of allergy to focus on the relationship between allergy and  ...

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"Oasis Allergies" magazine of the FPA and AFPRAL available
After 20 years of publication, the quarterly magazine of the Prevention des Allergies absl and Association Francaise pour la prevention des allergies“Oasis Allergies" has been renewed. It includes new ...

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