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    30% of the European population lives with allergies, asthma and COPD

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

Announcement: Delayed treatment of COPD Causes Avoidable Suffering
Disease Causes Avoidable Suffering and Elevates Healthcare Costs According to EFA’s New Book Brussels, 6. November 2009– The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients  ...

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Press Release: IHO unite to call for European action to combat COPD
European and International Health Organisations unite to call for European action to combat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) BRUSSELS, 14 July 2010 - COPD affects 44 million people  ...

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Press Release: EFA launches the first European Call to Action on COPD
EFA launches the first European Call to Action on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease at the European Parliament Brussels, 30 June 2010 - EFA has united EU officials, patients and the medical ...

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Press Release: Today is World Asthma Day: All severe asthma is not the same!
All severe asthma is not the same! The speedy development of new therapies for severe asthma to be increased by proving that no one is ‘average’. BRUSSELS, 4 May 2010 -  One person  ...

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All severe asthma is not the same!
May the 4th is World Asthma Day (WAD), an international annual event to raise awareness on asthma and encourage better care for this people with asthma. Severe Asthma is particularly serious concern ...

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Press Release: Urgent need for change and an EU strategy to fight COPD
EFA Highlights the Urgent Need For Change and A Comprehensive European Strategy to Fight Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Brussels, 18 November 2009 – The European Federation of Allergy and Air ...

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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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Press Release: COPD Declaration launched at the European Parliament
Joint EFA-ERS-ELF Press Release: COPD Declaration launched at the European Parliament Brussels, 15 November 2006 - European COPD patients and pneumologists mark World&n ...

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New book released in Patient Mobility in the EU
Patient Mobility in the European Union - Learning From Experience is the name of a new book launched on 29 May 2006 in the European Parliament by the Europe 4 Patients project and the European Observa ...

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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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Press Release: EFA calls for Awareness and Action on COPD in Europe
EFA CALLS FOR AWARENESS AND ACTION ON COPD IN EUROPE DEDICATED WEBSITE LAUNCHED FOR COPD PATIENTS AND CARERS [Brussels, 19 November 2003]:The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Pa ...

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