Report from the EFA-ECC event on COPD
On the 28th of November 2013, the European COPD Coalition (ECC) and the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) celebrated World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary  ...

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EFA-ECC COPD event
EFA and the ECC Commemorate World COPD Day 2013 under the Lithuanian EU Presidency On the 28th of November 2013, EFA and the European COPD Coalition (ECC), under auspices of Lithuanian Presidency of ...

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EU Policy update (November 2013)
Horizon 2020: the new EU Research Programme On the 21st of November, the plenary of the European Parliament voted on the new EU research and innovation programme for the period 2014-2020. With a bud ...

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EFA-ECC event on COPD
EFA/ECC event to mark the 2013 World COPD Day EFA in collaboration with the European COPD Coalition is preparing joint event to mark the 2013 World COPD Day and as a platform to launch the results o ...

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EU Asthma Projects update
EFA Partners in the New Project (EARIP) that Kicks off in September 2013 An exciting new European Asthma Research and Innovation Partnership (EARIP), led by Asthma UK and funded by the EU Research  ...

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EU Policy update (September 2013)
Adoption of a strong Tobacco Products Directive in danger! The European Parliament rescheduled the debate and the vote on the Tobacco Products Directive which should have taken place in September 20 ...

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EFA/ECC event to mark the 2013 World COPD Day
The conference "What role for diseases and patients in shaping Horizon 2020? – A COPD case study of patient involvement" under the patronage of the EU Lithuanian presidency will mark the 2013 Wor ...

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EU Policy update (August 2013)
The ENVI Committee protected health of EU citizens, not interests of the tobacco industry The ENVI Committee, the leading Committee responsible for the Tobacco Products Directive at the European Par ...

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EFA Projects Round-up (August 2013)
EFA’s survey on minimum standards for COPD care in Europe completed This year, EFA conducted a survey to evaluate the minimal standards of care for COPD patients in Europe as viewed by the pat ...

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EU Policy update (June 2013)
Tobacco Product Directive Watered Down The proposed Tobacco Product Directive was discussed in committees at the European Parliament as well as by the EU health ministers at the Council of the Europ ...

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EFA Project Symposium: Patients with Allergy Call to Action
EFA symposium on the Call to Action on respiratory allergies On June 2013 EFA, in collaboration with EAACI and WAO, organised a symposium on its Call to Action on respiratory allergies. The event na ...

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EFA Projects Round-up May 2013
EFA COPD Project – Minimum Standards for COPD Care for Europe! In May, EFA office finalised the new questionnaire outlining the guidelines for minimum standardisation of care for COPD patients ...

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EU Policy update (May 2013)
Tobacco Product Directive On May 30 the ENVI Committee discussed amendments to the proposed Tobacco Product Directive, which is currently being discussed at the European Parliament. More than 1360 a ...

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Expertise in Allergy At Risk!
EFA hands over its Allergy Alert Paper On the World Asthma Day of May 7, 2013 the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patient’s Associations (EFA) handed over an Allergy Alert Paper  ...

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Policy update (April 2013)
The 7th Environmental Action Programme In April the ENVI committee of the European Parliament adopted amendments to the 7th Environmental Action Programme. According to the committee the E ...

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AirPROM Annual General Meeting
The AirPROM Annual General Meeting for all members of the project to meet and discuss progress and future targets. More information about the AirPROM project here.
Policy update (March 2013)
The European Health Report 2012 The European Health report 2012 describing the overall improvements in health in the WHO European region has now been made available on-line. The general report, publ ...

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EU Policy update (February 2013)
Policy Round-Up The results of the HealthVent project were presented at the European Parliament (see article above) and the European Commission was requested to issue a Green Paper on indoor air qua ...

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HealthVent Guidelines
HealthVent event at the European Parliament – Health-based ventilation guidelines for Europe On 20 February 2013 EFA organised an event in the European Parliament at which the HealthVent project con ...

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HealthVent to be presented at the European Parliament
MEP Catherine Stihler is presenting the results of the HealthVent project during  an event in the European Parliament in Brussels. The project, which began in 2010,  ...

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