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EFA Member News - Summer 2013
ASI Welcomes Minister for Health’s Commitment to Tobacco-Free Ireland by 2025 The Asthma Society of Ireland has welcomed the Minister for Health and Children James Reilly TD’s commitment to a tobacco  ...

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EFA Member News - June 2013
RESPIRA launched a national awareness campaign on COPD RESPIRA in partnership with one of the leading Portuguese coffee roasters DELTA CAFÉS launched a national awareness campaign on COPD and other re ...

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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 - February 2013
EFA member Prévention des allergies is due to speak at a conference in October 2013 in Angers, France, on the subject of the difficulties encountered by children and adolescents with food allergies. T ...

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Seasonal Member News - December 2012
Take Care This Christmas! It’s easy to chill out and relax at Christmas and be a little less careful about your allergies. So remember these simple steps to help keep you safe. Tell those around you o ...

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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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Member News - October 2012
EFA member Allergy UK has published a new magazine for healthcare professionals and EFA meets soon-to-be member RESPIRA in Portugal. Allergy UK launches new HCP magazine Allergy Today Allergy UK has j ...

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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 and members attend annual ERS Congress in Amsterdam
The European Respiratory Society presented its priorities for respiratory medicine for the next decade on the 6th of September at the European Parliament. Pim de Boer from the Netherlands Astma Fonds  ...

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FEDERASMA Italy Announcment
Federasma is proud to announce that after many years of hard work, the Italian Ministry of Health has issued “Guidelines for Prevention of Allergy & Asthma Risk Factors in Schools”. The guidelines ...

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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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EFA member NAAF celebrates 50th anniversary
On the 25th of September this year, EFA had the honour of attending the 50th anniversary of the Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association, NAAF. Since EFA's foundation NAAF has been a cornerstone of it ...

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EFA member news: Week 15 is the Allergy Week in Finland
The Finnish Allergy and Asthma Federation and its’ member associations organize yearly Allergy Week in April 12th-18th. As before, we meet people in shopping centres and all around the country.  ...

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Bulgarian and Romanian membership progress
6 May 2006 the European Commission published a monitoring report stating that Bulgaria and Romania could become members of the EU, as planned, on 1 January 2007, provided that the two countries meet s ...

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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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World Asthma Day in Kaunas, Lithuania
World Asthma Day on 2 May was celebrated in Kaunas, by a conference “Living with Asthma“  directed at nurses from across the country, tackling both children' ...

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World Asthma Day in Lithuania
The Lithuanian Council of Asthma Clubs is holding events to celebrate World Asthma Day in Lithuania on 6 and 7 May 2006.  Representatives from more than 20 Lithuanian asthma clubs will take part in th ...

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