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Please find below the latest news from our Members

Member News - October 2012
EFA member Allergy UK has published a new magazine for healthcare professionals and EFA meets soon-to-be member RESPIRA in Portugal. Allergy UK launches new HCP magazine Allergy Today Allergy UK has j ...

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Member News: Allergy UK appoints new Chief Executive
2012 will be an exciting year for EFA member Allergy UK, which is pleased to announce the election of Jim Bennett as its new Chief Executive. Having worked in the charity sector for over 17 years, J ...

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EFA and members attend annual ERS Congress in Amsterdam
The European Respiratory Society presented its priorities for respiratory medicine for the next decade on the 6th of September at the European Parliament. Pim de Boer from the Netherlands Astma Fonds  ...

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FEDERASMA Italy Announcment
Federasma is proud to announce that after many years of hard work, the Italian Ministry of Health has issued “Guidelines for Prevention of Allergy & Asthma Risk Factors in Schools”. The guidelines ...

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Association Asthme & Allergies France launches new website
Association Asthme & Allergies has launched a new interactive website. The site is a collaborative initiative which gives people with asthma and/or allergy, their families/relations and health pro ...

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EFA member NAAF celebrates 50th anniversary
On the 25th of September this year, EFA had the honour of attending the 50th anniversary of the Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association, NAAF. Since EFA's foundation NAAF has been a cornerstone of it ...

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EFA member news: Week 15 is the Allergy Week in Finland
The Finnish Allergy and Asthma Federation and its’ member associations organize yearly Allergy Week in April 12th-18th. As before, we meet people in shopping centres and all around the country.  ...

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Bulgarian and Romanian membership progress
6 May 2006 the European Commission published a monitoring report stating that Bulgaria and Romania could become members of the EU, as planned, on 1 January 2007, provided that the two countries meet s ...

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Lithuanian National Asthma Congress
Both EFA and ERS supported the third Lithuanian National Asthma Congress, that was organised on 8 October 2005 in Vilnius by the Lithuanian Pulmonology Society in collaboration with the Lithuanian Cou ...

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World Asthma Day in Kaunas, Lithuania
World Asthma Day on 2 May was celebrated in Kaunas, by a conference “Living with Asthma“  directed at nurses from across the country, tackling both children' ...

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World Asthma Day in Lithuania
The Lithuanian Council of Asthma Clubs is holding events to celebrate World Asthma Day in Lithuania on 6 and 7 May 2006.  Representatives from more than 20 Lithuanian asthma clubs will take part in th ...

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Asthma UK launches Asthma Control Test
On World Asthma Day on 2 May 2006, Asthma UK is launching the Asthma Control TestTM, a 60-second five-point questionnaire to help people really understand how well their asthma is controlled. The rati ...

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Asthma UK launches media campaign on seriousness of asthma
There are 5.2 million people with asthma in the UK alone. This means that one in five households has a person with asthma. On 6 March, Asthma UK launches its first ever television advertising campaign ...

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'Allergic people together' in Finland
Almost every other Finn is suffering from allergic symptoms in some stage of her/his life and EFA Member, the Finnish Allergy and Asthma Federation is holding a national information and event campaign ...

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