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Please find below the latest news from our Members

EFA Members news (October 2014)
The Finnish Pulmonary Association Heli launches a video with healthy tips A few days ago, European clocks felt back an hour to mark the end of the European summer time: with the change, we can enjoy a ...

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EFA Member news - September 2014
EFA met with the German Allergy and Asthma Association On September the 10th, EFA met with representatives of the German Allergy and Asthma Association - Deutscher Allergie- und Asthmabund e.V. (DAAB) ...

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EFA Members news - Summer 2014
Annual EFA training for members on the EU coming up in October “Meet and Greet the EU Institutions” is EFA’s annual training available for members on the functioning of the European Union and its po ...

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EFA Members' News - June 2014
Allergy awareness campaign in Copenhagen To engage public interest prior to the EAACI Congress, Astma-Allergi Danmark launched the campaign “Trapped by Allergy”, where two indivi ...

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EFA Members' News - May 2014
In May, EFA’s Members led allergy and asthma related activities during the World Asthma Day 2014. [caption id="attachment_5239" align="alignright" width="300"] Boxes from the Finnish Pieni Ele f ...

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EFA Member news - April 2014
New campaign and tools for allergy-friendly schools in Belgium Prévéntion des Allergies, in partnership with the Flemish patient organisation Allergienet launched on April 22nd, “Allergie à L’École”,  ...

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EFA Member News - March 2014
News from EFA’s members this month includes worrying details of legislative changes in Belgium which could negatively impact EFA’s members in the country and an update from EFA’s members working on na ...

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Member News - December 2013
FENAER’s Activities in December On Thursday the 5th of December, FENAER participated in a meeting along with other members of the Spanish Patients Forum to advise on the consequences of budget cuts br ...

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Member News - November 2013
EFA Manifesto presented by ABBA in Bulgarian Parliament On 22 November, Association of Bulgarians with Bronchial Asthma, Allergy and COPD (ABBA) presented EFA Manifesto for the European Parliament E ...

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EFA Member News - October 2013
EFA’s Alignment Meeting with the Maltese Asthma Society On the 28th of September, EFA’s President Breda Floodalong with Executive Officer Susanna Palkonen and Membership & Programme Officer David  ...

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EFA Members News - September 2013
Cecilia masters her asthma The Spanish association FENAER is preparing an English edition of the story "Cecilia masters her asthma". This story is written for boys and girls with asthma, as well  ...

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EFA Member News - Summer 2013
ASI Welcomes Minister for Health’s Commitment to Tobacco-Free Ireland by 2025 The Asthma Society of Ireland has welcomed the Minister for Health and Children James Reilly TD’s commitment to a tobacco  ...

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EFA Member News - June 2013
RESPIRA launched a national awareness campaign on COPD RESPIRA in partnership with one of the leading Portuguese coffee roasters DELTA CAFÉS launched a national awareness campaign on COPD and other re ...

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Member News - May 2013
Finland’s position on TPD in favour of strengthening provision The Finnish Allergy and Asthma Federation succeeded in stirring the Finnish government into adopting a general position on the Tobacco Pr ...

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Member news - April 2013
EFA “Meet and Greet the European Union Institutions 2013” Training  This year’s “Meet and Greet the European Union Institutions” training combines basic and advanced training to participants. All ...

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Member News - March 2013
Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association tells of Norwegian hopes for a national allergy and asthma programme  EFA’s Norwegian member, the Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association, has been keep ...

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Member News - February 2013
EFA member Prévention des allergies is due to speak at a conference in October 2013 in Angers, France, on the subject of the difficulties encountered by children and adolescents with food allergies. T ...

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Seasonal Member News - December 2012
Take Care This Christmas! It’s easy to chill out and relax at Christmas and be a little less careful about your allergies. So remember these simple steps to help keep you safe. Tell those around you o ...

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Member News - November 2012
In member news this month, EFA members have told us about their activities to mark World COPD Day 2012, our Finnish members join the bid to make Finland smoke-free by 2040, FFAAIR holds a COPD session ...

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Member News - November 2012
World COPD day!EFA members from Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Spain and Sweden all marked World COPD Day in their home countries through a large number of activities. In France FFAAIR reported t ...

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