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EFA has participated to the ongoing discussion on the future of the European Union, a debate set back in March with the European Commission White Paper on the Future of Europe. EFA provided a formal c…

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Hungary has become the 5th country to implement plain packaging within the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

Scientific evidence shows that plain packaging…

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MyAirCoach, EFA’s smart inhaler project, has been recognised as an instrument that “provides better ways of treating asthma and helps scientists understand what is driving this growing global epidemic…

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The U-BIOPRED (Unbiased BIOmarkers in PREDiction of respiratory disease outcomes) outcomes, in which EFA contributed, have been summarised in an interview published by European Respiratory & Pulmo…

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EFA is organising next November our annual Meet and Greet training, under the theme of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and patients’ involvement. It will take place on 7 and 8 November at EFA offic…

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EFA Director of Policy and Strategyr Roberta Savli participated at a Global conference on COPD representing EFA, its members and European COPD patients. The meeting took place in Milan on 13th -…

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¨People with chronic diseases should be high-lighted," stated the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association towards the Swedish government. EFA member, the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association believes…

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EFA member, the Association of Bulgarians with Bronchial Asthma, Allergy and COPD (ABBA), organised on 2nd September an acoustic concert in the cave "God's eyes" under the title "Better air for better…

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MyAirCoach, EFA’s smart inhaler project, has been recognised as an instrument that “provides better ways of treating asthma and helps scientists understand what is driving this growing global epidemic…

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Since the beginning of the year we have introduced you to COPD patients who help themselves through regular exercise in their own terms. People like us who one day get the heavy diagnosis of a tough,…

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EFA will participate this September in two leading respiratory and dermatology conferences, where we will expose our projects and bring our patients perspective to those fields.  From the 9 to 13…

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For patients requiring oxygen on board planes, an ordinary flight can turn into a nightmare. The current EU regulation allows air travel with medical oxygen equipment but the oxygen itself is currentl…

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You are still on time to join the 4,200 signatories of the Call to Action on Allergy and Asthma

Sign now! http://www.callallergyasthma.eu/

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EFA’s Susanna Palkonen represented the patient view for us and the European Patients' Forum in a panel discussion “The access to medicines – Challenges and perspectives for Europe” hosted by the Bavar…

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A new report from the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), of which EFA is a member, shows that  every  year, air pollution from mostly fossil fuel combustion cuts short the lives of an e…

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EFA, the Progressive Reinforcement of Organizations and Individuals (PROI) and other public health and tobacco control organisations across Europe, we have sent a letter to the World Bank to express o…

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The Estonian presidency of the council of the European Union has started on the 1st July. The small Baltic state has chosen to bring to the its first-ever presidency of the EU some hints of its succes…

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EFA has signed the EU4Health campaign together with 196 organisations that ask the president of the European Comission, Jean-CLaude Juncker, to include Health as a priority on the future Scenario of t…

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EFA has responded to the European Comission procedure to assess the added value of the aimbient air quality directive. This novel process, called REFIT, allows to check the relevance of a given p…

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Europe is in an ideal position to take the leading role health and wellbeing’ according to the new editorial of Progress and Preventive Medicine “Viva Europa, a land of excellence in research and inno…

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