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AirPROM Annual General Meeting
The AirPROM Annual General Meeting for all members of the project to meet and discuss progress and future targets. More information about the AirPROM project here.
Policy update (March 2013)
The European Health Report 2012 The European Health report 2012 describing the overall improvements in health in the WHO European region has now been made available on-line. The general report, publ ...

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EU Projects Update
EFA Partners with Work Package 9 on e-Newsletter and Questionnaire in U-BIOPRED Over the past several months since the U-BIOPRED annual meeting in January, EFA has partnered with the European Lung  ...

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Asia Pacific Congress of Asthma, Allergy, and Clinical Immunology (APCAACI) 2013
The Asia Pacific Congress of Asthma, Allergy, and Clinical Immunology (APCAACI) 2013 will be held on November 14-17, 2013 in Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan. With the theme “Aller ...

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EU Policy update (February 2013)
Policy Round-Up The results of the HealthVent project were presented at the European Parliament (see article above) and the European Commission was requested to issue a Green Paper on indoor air qua ...

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HealthVent Guidelines
HealthVent event at the European Parliament – Health-based ventilation guidelines for Europe On 20 February 2013 EFA organised an event in the European Parliament at which the HealthVent project con ...

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HealthVent to be presented at the European Parliament
MEP Catherine Stihler is presenting the results of the HealthVent project during  an event in the European Parliament in Brussels. The project, which began in 2010,  ...

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PROactive – measuring the physical activity of COPD patients
PROactive is a European project funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking (IMI-JU) under the auspices of the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Ind ...

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EFA Oxygen Harmonisation Project Calls for Patient Stories and Inquiries
EFA Oxygen Harmonisation project Calls for Patient Stories and Inquiries In order to make the Oxygen Harmonisation Project a great success, it was agreed to collect real life stories and inquiries f ...

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Policy Updates
The Year of Air 2013 To kick-start a new phase of policy-making in the field of air regulation in Europe, the European Commission has declared 2013 the ‘Year of Air’, to highlight the importance of ...

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HealthVent guidelines to be presented at European Parliament event
On the 20th of February from 18.00 to 20.30, MEP Catherine Stihler will host an event in the European Parliament in Brussels to present the results of the HealthVent project. The project, which began  ...

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Seasonal EU Policy Updates
Council Conclusion​s on healthy ageing across the lifecycle At the European Union’s EPSCO Council meeting (Employment, social policy, health and consumer affairs) on the 7th of December 2012, Europ ...

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Implementing a National Allergy Programme
EFA publishes report on Finnish Allergy Programme educational meeting in Helsinki During the Finnish Allergy Programme educational meeting in Helsinki, many useful and sometimes surprising lessons w ...

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Adopting a New Approach to Allergies, Introducing the Finnish Allergy Program 2008-2018
Helsinki, 8-9 November 2012 - Representatives from the Finnish Allergy Programme (FAP) joined participants from three EFA member delegations visiting Helsinki from Bulgaria, Italy and Norway to educat ...

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EFA and EU Policy Update
EFA submission on involvement of children and young people in paediatric medicines review EFA has made a submission to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) public consultation on its concept paper on ...

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EFA to host Finnish Allergy Programme meeting in Helsinki
EFA will host a meeting to introduce the Finnish Allergy Programme this November On the 8th and 9th of November EFA will host a meeting inHelsinki on the subject of the Finnish Allergy Programme. Th ...

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EU Policy Update
In policy news this month, the Commission publishes its 2013 Work Programme, EMA releases its opinion on medical packaging wording, updates on EU structural funding are provided at the European Health ...

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Meeting to Introduce the Finnish Allergy Programme
After extensive presentations of the Finnish Allergy Programme, EFA is now taking delegations from 3 member countries to Finland 8th-9th November to first hand educational event on how the programme w ...

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EFA and EU Policy Updates
In policy news this month we report on the air quality situation in Europe and how two new EU proposals are aiming to improve the safety of medical devices produced here. Launch of the 2012 EEA rep ...

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EFA "May Contain/Contains" Food Allergen Labelling Event
Location:   European Parliament - Jòzsef Antall (JAN) building, 6Q1 room Date:   Wednesday, 19th September, 2012 from 18:00 to 20:30 Hosting MEP:  Mrs.Renate SOMMER MEP (r ...

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