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

Press Release: Two thirds of people with asthma do not lead a full life
Two thirds of people with asthma do not lead a full life because of their condition, new survey reports BRUSSELS, 6 May 2008, World Asthma Day (WAD) - Two in three people with asthma still feel that ...

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Press Release: Largest survey ever on severe asthma
Largest survey ever on severe asthma highlights true impact and need for improved care across Europe Brussels, March 5, 2007 – A ground­breaking survey revealing the potentially  ...

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Lithuanian National Asthma Congress
Both EFA and ERS supported the third Lithuanian National Asthma Congress, that was organised on 8 October 2005 in Vilnius by the Lithuanian Pulmonology Society in collaboration with the Lithuanian Cou ...

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First Allergy Cookbook published by EFA
The Pulmonary and Allergy Patients Association of Slovenia have published the first allergy cookbook in the style of the Belgian ‘Fondation pour la Prevention des Allergies’ (FPA)’s  ...

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European asthma patients living in isolation and fear of fatal attack
European Respiratory Society Congress, Copenhagen, Monday, 19 September, 2005 – The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) launches a new report i ...

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Oxygen supply for COPD patients traveling abroad
Oxygen supply for COPD patients traveling abroad On 1 September 2005, the Netherlands based Oxygen supply company, CARE 0², who organizes various details involved in delivering medical oxygen r ...

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Launch of EFA Fighting for Breath Severe Asthma Report
EFA launched the results of the survey: Fighting for Breath - a European Patient's Perspective on Severe Asthma at the ERS Congress in Copenhagen this month. The first report of its kind, the report i ...

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Press Release: A European patient perspective on severe asthma
1.5 million Europeans fear their asthma will kill them “Fighting for Breath” - A European patient perspective on severe asthma World Asthma Day, 3rd May 2005 - New research reported by EFA (the Eu ...

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Learn to Live with Asthma - EFA project
In 2005 EFA completed its project on “Learning to Live with Asthma” aimed at answering important questions for asthma patients about coping with asthma-related problems. The main questio ...

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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 e ...

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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’ Asso ...

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