Putting you at the centre of all decisions affecting your health
30% of the European population lives with allergies, asthma and COPD
Because breathing is taken for granted, we work for better recognition of chronic respiratory diseases
The ATS 2013 International Conference is one of the largest gatherings of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine clinicians and researchers in the world. More information here.

Campaigns

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European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma

Gathering European Parliament Support to tackle these diseases at EU level

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Enabling air travel with medical oxygen

We advocate to have affordable fees and standard forms to fly with oxygen

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We need better air quality

The EU is reviewing air quality legislation and we advocate for stronger rules

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EFA Manifesto

Our 14 objectives plan for the 2014-2017 European Parliament. Support us!

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Projects

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Harmonising COPD Care in Europe

We advocate for access to early diagnosis and rehabilitation for COPD patients

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MyAirCoach

mHealth can serve asthma patients control their disease symptoms

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U-BIOPRED

Creating an asthma footprint to develop better treatments for patients

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MeDALL

Understanding more about the mechanisms triggering allergy

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Events

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Food labelling Event

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Innovative Research Projects

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EMA Training

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ERS Congress

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Publications

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Air travelling with COPD in Europe

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Minimum Standards of Care for COPD Patients in Europe

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Annual Report 2013

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Respiratory Allergies

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What's new

Clean air is of supreme importance to our health and environment –European Parliament Group on Allergy and Asthma02/07/2015On the 1st of July, the European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy and...Read More
Patients vision to prevent allergy at EAACI Congress02/07/2015If healthcare professionals, patients, industry leaders and policy makers join...Read More
Patient Access to Innovative Therapies - EAPM Conference02/07/2015On the 2nd and 3rd June EFA representative Breda Flood participated at...Read More

Who's EFA

The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) is a network of 40 allergy, asthma and COPD patients’ organisations in 24 European countries. Our vision is that European patients with allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live uncompromised lives, have the right and access to the best quality care and a safe environment. Our mission is to be their voice and to be actively involved in the decisions impacting their health.