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Moving forward to better management and personalised therapy in asthma and COPD

18 December 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD
- Medicines
However, recent studies have shown that on a molecular level, certain patterns are shared by patients, suggesting that they may also share pathways of...

Winter is coming: Tips for clean air indoors

18 December 2019
Denmark
Asthma , COPD
In winter, indoor air quality may decrease due to heating, cooking and closed windows. Yet a lot can be done to have clean air indoors anyway. Danish EFA...

World COPD Day in Czech Republic

18 December 2019
Czech Republic
Asthma , COPD
EFA member Czech Associations against Lung Diseases, ČOPN, carried out several activities around World COPD Day 2019. In out-patient departments and department...

WE ARE HIRING: Communications Assistant (f/x/m) to start in January 2020

16 December 2019

EFA is looking for a full time Communications Assistant to start in January 2020.

The full job advertisement can be found here.

EFA-Live: EFA #ShowLeadership in Strasbourg

28 November 2019
On November 26th, EFA organized an event in the Strasbourg European Parliament to present its roadmap to patient safety, access to healthcare and...

EFA-Live: World COPD Day 2019

19 November 2019
Brussels, 19/20.11.2019.  Globally, more than 300 million people live with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cigarette smoking remains...

EFA-Live: EFA at EFSA annual Stakeholder Forum

28 October 2019
Parma, 17/18.10.2019. On October 17-18, EFA attended the 3rd annual EFSA Stakeholder Forum meeting in Parma, Italy.  It is the second such meeting...

EFA-Live: EFA at EADV Congress in Madrid

15 October 2019
Madrid, 12.10.2019. Between the 9th and 11th of October, EFA was present at the largest dermatology congress, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology,...

EFA-Live: Tackling Second-Hand Smoke

10 October 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD
- Tobacco & Smoking
Brussels, 10.10.2019. Tobacco is still the deadliest preventable source of disease in Europe, causing more than 700.000 premature deaths every year. New...

EFA at 69th WHO Regional Committee in Copenhagen

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy, Other Diseases
- Healthcare
Ahead of this important meeting, EFA produced a video statement which looked into the lessons learnt from the implementation of WHO Health2020 framework...

2nd Atopic Eczema Day has been a big success!

19 September 2019
EU
Allergy
- Healthcare
#1: AtopicalLives online photo exhibition and video Our AtopicalLives online photo gallery and video introduces eczema patients from several countries...

Global Vaccination Summit

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Other Diseases
- Healthcare
EFA attended the 1st Global Vaccination Summit, held in Brussels on 12th September. The summit was a joint organisational effort of the European Commission...

EFA response to EMA public consultation on Drug-Device Combination

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD, Allergy
- Healthcare, - Medicines
In June, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) launched a public consultation on the basis of a draft guideline discussing the ‘Quality requirements for...

EFA at European Health Stakeholder Meeting in the European Parliament

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy, Other Diseases
- Healthcare, - Medicines
On September 12th, EFA participated in a panel-discussion in the European Parliament on “Brexit: the European Parliaments’ role in prioritising patients,...

EFA response to HMA public consultation on allergen product development

19 September 2019
EU
Allergy
- Healthcare
In April, the network of Heads of Medicines Agencies in the EU (HMA) launched a public consultation on common regulatory approaches for allergen products....

WHO publishes 2019 report on the global tobacco epidemic

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD
- Tobacco & Smoking
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published the 7th WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic. This year, the report focused on the progress that...

CONNECARE – personalized connected care for complex chronic patients

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD
- Healthcare
Seven out of 10 hospital beds across Europe are occupied by people with chronic long-term conditions. The EU funded CONNECARE project aims at developing,...

International awareness days – great opportunities for patient groups

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy, Other Diseases
- Healthcare
International awareness days are an opportunity to educate the general public on specific issues. Especially for patient organisations, it is a great possibility...

CURE project shows good mid-term results

19 September 2019
EU
Asthma
- Healthcare, - Medicines
Despite great advances in research, unfortunately, there is still no cure for asthma. The CURE project, funded by the EU, is looking at possible innovative...

Danish politicians tested for allergies

19 September 2019
Denmark
Asthma , Allergy
- Healthcare
In September, EFA member Asthma and Allergy Denmark has carried out a campaign specially focussed on the lack of specialists and asking for greater capacity...

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