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Mi friend adrenaline (story)
Material: This story for children is addressed to patients with severe food allergy or anaphylaxis and aims to show how to treat anaphylactic reactions and how to use epinephrine self-injector. It can ...

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FENAER raises awareness about tobacco consumption in Spain
In the month of the World No Tobacco Day, EFA Spanish Member FENAER has reached out to the press to inform about the consequences tobacco has in our health, no matter if the person is an active smoker ...

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EFA Capacity Building 2015 in Spain
The EFA team visited FENAER in Malaga, Spain on the 4th of November for the second meeting of EFA Capacity Building project. EFA representatives Antje Fink-Wagner, Giuseppe De Carlo and Joke De Vocht  ...

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First steps in harmonising COPD Care across Europe
Our 2014 report “Harmonizing Prevention and Other Measures for COPD Patients across Europe” revealed varying levels of COPD care across Europe. Following on from this research, and with the help of EF ...

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FENAER’s New Board Elected and Updates on campaign activity
FENAER elected a new Board at their Extraordinary General Assembly held in November 2015 in Malaga. The new Board of Directors includes the newly elected President, Raquel Nieto from PULMÓNMADRID an ...

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Capacity Building in Spain
The EFA team visited FENAER in Malaga (Spain) on the 4th of November for the second meeting of EFA Capacity Building project. The meeting was attended by 16 representatives of 9 FENAER member organiza ...

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Spanish patients input the national Guidelines for Asthma Management (GEMA 4.0)
Although the new fourth revision of the Spanish Guidelines for Asthma Management is addressed for professional use, many patients have been directly involved in their update and implementation. EFA Me ...

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Asthma and COPD patients leading healthcare – Project pilot in Spain
EFA EU Policy and Membership Office Jelena Malinina attended the final conference of the EU funded project PALANTE presented eHealth solutions devoted to enhancing the role of patients in the manageme ...

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EFA Members news - March 2015
EFA Board meeting was hosted by the Asthma Society of Ireland: Thank you! EFA Board had their meeting in preparation of our upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the offices of the Asthma Soci ...

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EFA Members News (February 2015)
Patient-led initiatives not only bring meaningful results for patients, but also broader support. In February, EFA Dutch Member Longfonds was awarded with a significant donation to fund their e-nose p ...

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EFA Members news - Summer 2014
Annual EFA training for members on the EU coming up in October “Meet and Greet the EU Institutions” is EFA’s annual training available for members on the functioning of the European Union and its po ...

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EFA Members' News - May 2014
In May, EFA’s Members led allergy and asthma related activities during the World Asthma Day 2014. [caption id="attachment_5239" align="alignright" width="300"] Boxes from the Finnish Pieni Ele f ...

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Minimum Standards of Care for COPD Patients in Europe
EFA is excited to release its second book concerning COPD in Europe, the EFA Book on Minimum Standards of Care for COPD patients in Europe, which was produced as a result of the EFA COPD Project. The  ...

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EFA Member News - October 2013
EFA’s Alignment Meeting with the Maltese Asthma Society On the 28th of September, EFA’s President Breda Floodalong with Executive Officer Susanna Palkonen and Membership & Programme Officer David  ...

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EFA Members News - September 2013
Cecilia masters her asthma The Spanish association FENAER is preparing an English edition of the story "Cecilia masters her asthma". This story is written for boys and girls with asthma, as well  ...

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Member News - May 2013
Finland’s position on TPD in favour of strengthening provision The Finnish Allergy and Asthma Federation succeeded in stirring the Finnish government into adopting a general position on the Tobacco Pr ...

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Member news - April 2013
EFA “Meet and Greet the European Union Institutions 2013” Training  This year’s “Meet and Greet the European Union Institutions” training combines basic and advanced training to participants. All ...

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Member News - March 2013
Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association tells of Norwegian hopes for a national allergy and asthma programme  EFA’s Norwegian member, the Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association, has been keep ...

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Member News - November 2012
In member news this month, EFA members have told us about their activities to mark World COPD Day 2012, our Finnish members join the bid to make Finland smoke-free by 2040, FFAAIR holds a COPD session ...

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Member News - November 2012
World COPD day!EFA members from Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Spain and Sweden all marked World COPD Day in their home countries through a large number of activities. In France FFAAIR reported t ...

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