• COPD Move
  • CRD Closing banner
  • Banner Child

    Putting you at the centre of all decisions affecting your health

  • Banner map

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

  • Banner hands

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

Eleonora LeottaEleonora Leotta is a 25 years old Law student from the University of Como and European Studies master student from University of Parma. She enjoyed an Erasmus + Traineeship Programme with EFA for a three-months period. It was her first-ever work experience.

Five years ago, I was diagnosed with a celiac disease and a lack of lactose assimilation: I lost weight and the doctors weren’t able to understand what was happening to me. My experience was terrible, and it can happen to anybody. Having someone that fights for you, for your rights and for your health is what we all need when we are the most vulnerable, when we are patients.