BRUSSELS, 5 March 2007, Bibliotheque Solvay, EFA Press Conference – A ground-breaking survey revealing the potentially catastrophic impact of severe asthma on the lives of people across Europe has been published in the latest issue of leading scientific journal, Allergy. According to the report, commissioned by The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients Associations (EFA), 90% of the 6 million people in Europe with severe asthma are not receiving optimum care, leading 1.5 million of them to live in “constant fear” that their next attack could be fatal
Media pack: Press Release – Press Release in Dutch – Survey Fact Sheet – Severe Asthma Backgrounder – Statement of the Editor of Allergy – Support President of the European Parliament – Recent Respiratory Milestones in Europe – Patient Associations Backgrounder
Press Briefing Agenda – Speaker biographies: D Covey, A Crantz, M Partridge, M Salapatas, E Valovirta
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