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On April 16-17, we celebrated our Annual General Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, were EFA Members approved our annual 2017 report, accounts, budget and 2018 workplan. We exchanged on members’ best practi…

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The next morning day, Tuesday 17th, we welcomed six guest speakers who are the top experts on their specialty in a session that explored the future of personalised medicine and clinical data sharing.…

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Health sometimes is not only linked to health ministries but to trade. Last 10th April, the European Commission Single Market directorate, celebrated the European Digital Day adopting several initiati…

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Last 24th of April, EFA, together with the six other organisations, launched the European Union Manifesto on Influenza Vaccination. The Manifesto, which was launched online in March, is now open for s…

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Last 19th of April, EFA together with other 14 organisations published a joint statement on the future of health in the EU, ahead of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council…

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EFA’s president Mikaela Odemyr (Stockholm) and Susanna Palkonen (Brussels) took part in the ERS first ever Satellite symposium, dedicated to where we are with diagnosis, treatment and care for severe…

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Atopic Eczema is a very common inflammatory skin disease for which the predominant symptom is ITCHING. It is often underestimated but the signs and symptoms have a huge impact on patients’ lives. Thos…

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SHARP is a Clinical Research Collaboration promoted by the European Respiratory Society. It stands for Severe Heterogeneous Asthma Research Collaboration, Patient centred and it aims to facilitate stu…

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EFA Member, the Swiss Pulmonary League, has launched eleven learning video clips to help children with asthma manage better their condition. It complements traditional education and helps affected chi…

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EFA's Member, the Asthma and Allergy Association of Sweden, has a web service called AllergiSmart, targeting people who have or are close to someone with asthma, allergy or other type of hypersensitiv…

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On the 25th of April, EFA’s Roberta Savli took part in an EU Roundtable on Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (a genetic disorder that can cause serious lung or liver disease, including COPD), marking the…

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This year the World Allergy Week took place from the 23d of April to the 29th of April, with many patient initiatives to raise awareness about allergies.

EFA Member Allergy UK focused on the topic of…

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Life is possible for patients with severe asthma Provided that they have accurate diagnosis

Brussels, 1st May 2018 – WORLD ASTHMA DAY – Today European asthma patients are joining voices under the them…

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We are happy to announce that our Annual General Meeting 2018 will take place on the 16 April-17 April in Lisbon, Portugal. (read more...)
April 16th, 2018 8:30 AM through April 17th, 2018 3:15 PM
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In March we travelled to the UK and kicked-off our new project “Severely, Asthma!”, a video series that explores the different issues impacting the life of severe asthma patients. Severe asthma is sub…

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Digital tools are already part of our daily life, whether they are mobile applications or connected machines. In health, digital tools can play a key role in allowing guided self-management, leading t…

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Last month EFA supported the European Statements of Hospital Pharmacy, the joint objectives formulated by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) following a 18-month review process. W…

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Last 23rd of March, EFA took part in the first EU patients’ task force on nutrition organised by the European Patients’ Forum. The kick-off of this discussion platform is of particular interest for EF…

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The European Medicines Agency Committee for Medical Products for Human Use (CHMP), responsible for human medicines, has granted a positive opinion on the medical products Riarify and Trydoni…

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On March 12, EFA launched a 10-point Manifesto calling the EU for more action to increase seasonal influenza vaccination coverage rates in Europe. Influenza is annually responsible for 650 thousand de…

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