Putting you at the centre of all decisions affecting your health
30% of the European population lives with allergies, asthma and COPD
Because breathing is taken for granted, we work for better recognition of chronic respiratory diseases

The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) is an independent non-profit organisation with its central office located in Brussels, Belgium. EFA is a European alliance of over 30 allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients’ associations representing 30% of European citizens currently living with these diseases.

Founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden, EFA currently has 38 members in 24 European countries.