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EFA "May Contain/Contains" Food Allergen Labelling Event
Location:   European Parliament - Jòzsef Antall (JAN) building, 6Q1 room Date:   Wednesday, 19th September, 2012 from 18:00 to 20:30 Hosting MEP:  Mrs.Renate SOMMER MEP (r ...

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Food Labelling Event: You are invited!
EFA is pleased to invite you to the upcoming event “May Contain/Contains – Food Allergen Labelling” to be held at the European Parliament on the 19th of September 2012 from 18:00 to 20:30, kindly host ...

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U-BIOPRED project launches contest for people with asthma
U-BIOPRED, a research project in which EFA is taking part that aims to understand more about severe asthma, is launching an art competition to help bridge the gap between patients’ and doctors&r ...

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AirPROM
The AirPROM Project seeks to coordinate existing consortia with expertise in various fields like bioengineering and computational modeling to develop an integrated multi-scale airways model. The proje ...

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U-BIOPRED project annual meeting held in Barcelona
On 23 and 24 of January this year, EFA attended the annual meeting of the U-BIOPRED project in Barcelona. EFA is a partner in this five-year project, which aims to improve our understanding of severe  ...

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Oxygen Harmonisation Project (closed EFA Project)
Background The EFA Oxygen Harmonization Project was a project officially completed in 2013 and focused on the inequalities which exist in relation to the availability of oxygen during travel on comm ...

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2nd EFA COPD Workshop held
Following the success of the 1st EFA COPD Workshop focussing on prevention and diagnosis held in June, a 2nd Workshop was held on November 9th in the European Parliament in Brussels. This time the foc ...

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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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HealthVent - EU funded project
HealthVent is a project designed to help develop ‘health-based’ ventilation guidelines for European countries, which would aid in the protection of people in both public buildings, such as school ...

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AirPROM project launches new website
On the 16th of September, the pan-European AirPROM project – in which EFA is partnering, and with the European Lung Foundation (ELF) co-leading on project dissemination to patients and public – launch ...

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1st EFA COPD workshop newsletter
Following the success of the first EFA COPD expert workshop in the European Parliament in Brussels on June 29 – attended by COPD patients and their representatives, medical experts, MEPs from th ...

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MEP Catherine Stihler hosts EU Parliament reception on COPD
On the 15th of June, MEP Catherine Stihler hosted a dinner reception in the European Parliament in Brussels to present and discuss the need for a comprehensive strategy to combat COPD in Europe. The e ...

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Press Release: Virtual lung models set to personalise asthma and COPD treatment
Virtual lung models set to personalise asthma and COPD treatment World Asthma Day 2011 (3 May) - A team of international experts are set to develop a pioneering tool to help tailor the treatment of  ...

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Art contest to show what life is like with asthma
On World Asthma Day 2011 (3 May), people with asthma and severe asthma in Europe are being encouraged to get creative for a unique art contest which will explore what it is like to live with the condi ...

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U-BIOPRED Asthma Art Contest for people with asthma in EU
The U-BIOPRED project to improve understanding of severe asthma, in which EFA participates as a partner, launched an art contest to bridge the gap between doctors’ understanding of asthma and pa ...

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PreDICTA - EU funded project
The PreDicta Project, a collaborative EC-funded project in which EFA will act as a communication partner, has been launched. The first meeting was held in Athens in October 2010. According to the pr ...

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EFA COPD Project follow-up
After EFA's 'Call to Action' on COPD in the European Parliament in 2010 and the successful launch of the EFA Book on COPD in Europe , plans are now underway for a follow-up project to begin this year. ...

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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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EFA attends the U-BIOPRED project annual meeting
EFA attended the annual meeting of the U-BIOPRED project in Barcelona on the 17th and 18th of January this year. EFA is a partner in this project, which aims to understand more about severe asthma by  ...

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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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