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Member News - March 2013

04 March 2013
Norway, Spain, Sweden
Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association tells of Norwegian hopes for a national allergy and asthma programme  EFA’s Norwegian member, the Norwegian...

Networking Day

05 February 2013
Starting in 2011, EFA began to integrate an optional event, called the Networking Day, following the AGM for EFA members presenting the opportunity for...

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

04 February 2013
Each year the EFA organizes an AGM in a city corresponding to an EFA member organisation who volunteers to assist in hosting the event by making recommendations...

HealthVent to be presented at the European Parliament

04 February 2013
EU
- Air Quality
MEP Catherine Stihler is presenting the results of the HealthVent project during  an event in the European Parliament in...

PROactive – measuring the physical activity of COPD patients

04 February 2013
EU
COPD
PROactive is a European project funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative Joint Undertaking (IMI-JU) under the auspices of the European Commission...

Member News - February 2013

04 February 2013
France
EFA member Prévention des allergies is due to speak at a conference in October 2013 in Angers, France, on the subject of the difficulties encountered...

EFA Oxygen Harmonisation Project Calls for Patient Stories and Inquiries

04 February 2013
Europe
COPD
- Inequalities
EFA Oxygen Harmonisation project Calls for Patient Stories and Inquiries In order to make the Oxygen Harmonisation Project a great success, it was agreed...

EFA in meetings - January 2013

04 February 2013
U-BIOPRED holds AGM On the 21st and 22nd of January 2013, the fourth annual general meeting of the U-BIOPRED project took place in Barcelona. U-BIOPRED...

Policy Updates

04 February 2013
The Year of Air 2013 To kick-start a new phase of policy-making in the field of air regulation in Europe, the European Commission has declared 2013...

Welcome to EFA e-News January 2013

04 February 2013
EFA ‘Meet & Greet the EU Institutions’ training session to be held in April Greetings from EFA Board, who had their last meeting on the 23rd January,...

HealthVent guidelines to be presented at European Parliament event

04 February 2013
EU
- Air Quality
On the 20th of February from 18.00 to 20.30, MEP Catherine Stihler will host an event in the European Parliament in Brussels to present the results of...

EFA briefing on the 2013 Work Plan for implementing the second EU Health Programme

07 January 2013
EFA briefing on the 2013 Work Plan for implementing the second EU Health Programme (2008-2013) is now available!

Seasonal EU Policy Updates

20 December 2012
Council Conclusion​s on healthy ageing across the lifecycle At the European Union’s EPSCO Council meeting (Employment, social policy, health and...

Welcome to EFA e-News December 2012

20 December 2012
Welcome to our holiday edition, including special seasonal advice from across Europe for people with allergy & respiratory diseases and a special report...

New Intern Position at EFA 2013

20 December 2012
EFA is currently looking for a Brussels-based policy and project Intern to begin in 2013. The candidate will support the work of three other staff members...

EFA in Meetings - December 2012

20 December 2012
EPHA conference on children’s health and well-being On the 4th of December the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) held a seminar at the European...

Seasonal Member News - December 2012

20 December 2012
Take Care This Christmas! It’s easy to chill out and relax at Christmas and be a little less careful about your allergies. So remember these simple steps...

Implementing a National Allergy Programme

20 December 2012
Europe
Allergy
EFA publishes report on Finnish Allergy Programme educational meeting in Helsinki During the Finnish Allergy Programme educational meeting in Helsinki,...

Release of the Tobacco Products Directive

19 December 2012
Just before the Christmas break, the European Commission has finally released the long-awaited revision of the tobacco products directive. More than ten...

Adopting a New Approach to Allergies, Introducing the Finnish Allergy Program 2008-2018

11 December 2012
Europe, Finland
Allergy
Helsinki, 8-9 November 2012 - Representatives from the Finnish Allergy Programme (FAP) joined participants from three EFA member delegations visiting Helsinki...