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To mark #AtopicEczemaDay we have launched a social media filter to raise awareness about a disease that goes beyond the skin. We want to catch people’s attention and force them look behind a skin that…

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EFA's 2018 European report Itching for Life: Quality of Life and costs for people living with severe atopic eczema in Europe uncovers the reality of atopic eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin dis…

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On the 1st European Atopic Eczema Awareness Day New patients report uncovers the reality of severe atopic eczema in Europe

[Press release avaiable in 9 European languages below]

PARIS, 14/09/2018, EAD…

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Join us during EADV Congress in Paris to know more about the results of the biggest ever quality of life survey on atopic ezcema. (read more...)

September 13th, 2018 17h00 through 18h00

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During 2018 an award winning photographer she has followed 9 European patients for 2 days to know the real lives of people living with atopic eczema. Her pictures will be encapsulated in a photo-jouna…

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A webinar series for EFA Members and their member advocates to learn online about Governance, Project Planning, Membership, Communications, Fundraising and Advocacy.
Do you have what it takes to be ad…

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Are you a journalist/editor attending EADV in Paris? Then do not miss the Press Briefing prior to the official launch of the report Itching for Life - Quality of Life and costs for people with se…

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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic and might last a lifetime. Asthma and allergies are NCDs affecting 70 million people in Europe, in the case of asthma, 100 million Europeans suffer from al…

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Next 14th September, we are marking the 1st awareness day around atopic eczema to bring attention to a very common disease touching 1 in 5 children and up to 3% of adults in Europe. Atopic eczema, als…

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In July, the European Parliament committee for Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) adopted its opinion on a report done by the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) o…

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The Global Allergy and Asthma Patient Platform (GAAPP) of which we are Board Member has launched “Define Your  Asthma”, an educational campaign to “provide knowledge, confidence and impetus for a…

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On the 5thof June, we attended “What future for EU cooperation on HTA?” organised by the European Parliament Interest Group on Access to HealthCare, in cooperation with the Patient Access Partnership…

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EFA congratulates 25 years old European Public Health Alliance EPHA with the message that prevention is better than cure!

We took part in their celebration of the journey and impact that EPHA has had.…

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The president of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Mina Gaga hosted in her home country a summit to "redesign the future of healthcare in respiratory diseases". EFA was represented by Susanna Pa…

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On June the 7th, in the context of the European Commission’s new proposal on the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9), we followed the event ‘Research and public policy: transpar…

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On the 14-16thJune, EFA Isabel Proaño participated at the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) International Conference on Tobacco Control hosted in Madrid.

As partners of the ev…

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For the 4th time, national associations and companies active on medical devices organised from 4-8 June activities across Europe to promote the value of life-changing technologies.

This year MedTech f…

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On June 27th we were 400 participants to celebrate an outstanding achievement on medical research. In the last ten years, the Innovative Medicine Initiative has done more than 100 European projects an…

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From June the 23rd to July the 1st , AEPNAA organised  their annual Summer Camp, aiming towards children with food and latex allergies. During this week, children between 6 and 16 years…

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On May 15th we were amongst the 8 patient, consumer and public health associations invited by the EU Commissioner on Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis to present our views on the proposed r…

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