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Health organisations urge EU member states to adopt their clean air negotiating position

08 November 2023
- Air Quality
  In view of ongoing deliberations on the revision of the EU’s Ambient Air Quality Directive (AAQD), health organisations representing...

Capacity Building: First EFA sponsored advocates graduate as EUPATI Patients Experts

30 October 2023
As part of the EFA Capacity Building 2022-2023, two EFA members completed the EUPATI Patient Expert Training Programme and graduated on the 26th of October...

Recording out! Webinar 'Sharing is Caring: Exchanging Knowledge on Asthma Care'

26 October 2023
- Healthcare, - Quality of Life
  Watch the replay of our webinar and learn more about how information on asthma care can become more accessible. We presented a new educational...

EFA co-signs EADV Call to Action on chronic inflammatory skin disease

25 October 2023
CARE, - Healthcare, - Quality of Life
  The European Academy for Dermatology and Venerology launched October 2023 a European call to  action to drive positive change for chronic...

EFA calls on better care for atopic eczema patients at the EADV 2023

17 October 2023
CARE, - Healthcare
EFA presents highlights of the Atopic Eczema Consensus Europe Report at the EADV 2023 and calls on European policymakers to address the burden of atopic...

EFA organises the first SynAir-G workshop in Montpellier on the impact of indoor air pollutants on child health

11 October 2023
- Research Projects
EFA organises the first-ever SynAir-G hybrid workshop on the impact of indoor air pollutants on childhood health, highlighting the perspective of patients...

TOLIFE: mission and achievements of the Patient Advisory Group (PAG) in the first year of the project

02 October 2023
- Research Projects
  EFA joins TOLIFE partners in Barcelona to celebrate the first year of the project, highlighting important milestones of the Patient Advisory Group...

EFA submits respiratory patients’ considerations to ECHA draft restriction on PFAS

26 September 2023
Source: European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) This week EFA participated in the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) consultation on the proposal for the restriction...

PRESS RELEASE - World Lung Day: website launched to help asthma patients in Europe

25 September 2023
Brussels, 25 September 2023 (World Lung Day) – A new website,, was launched today by the European Federation of Allergy and Airways...

The European Parliament adopts an ambitious position for the revision of air quality laws

19 September 2023
On Wednesday 13 September the European Parliament plenary held a key vote on the revision EU Air Quality rules. Despite the delicate balances within the...

World Atopic Eczema Day 2023: EFA mobilises the European community to join the #IfYouOnlyKnew campaign and embrace young patients’ needs

18 September 2023
CARE, - Healthcare
On September 14th, patient communities in Europe joined forces for the 6th World Atopic Eczema Day to raise awareness of the burden of Atopic Eczema. Watch...

PRESS RELEASE - World Atopic Eczema Day 2023: #ifyouonlyknew the burdens on children and youth living with AE

14 September 2023
Patient communities join forces to empower their youngest members and their carers On September 14th, World Atopic Eczema Day, patient communities across...

World Atopic Eczema Day 2023: #IfYouOnlyKnew the burdens on children and youth living with Atopic Eczema

04 September 2023
  On September 14th, World Atopic Eczema Day, patient communities across the globe join forces to raise awareness on the psychosocial burden of children...

3TR project: Severe asthma core outcomes published!

15 August 2023
- Research Projects
We are happy to announce that EFA is a co-author in one of the most recent publications of 3TR – COMSA. As part of the 3TR project, EFA works closely...

EFA appointed to the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Stakeholder Network

24 June 2023
CARE, - Digital Health
EFA is delighted to have been selected as a member of the newly-established European Commission’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Stakeholder Network,...

EFA at the EAACI Congress 2023

11 June 2023
  From the 9th to the 11th of June EFA representatives attended the annual congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)...

AI in healthcare: EFA explores opportunities and new threats for allergy and respiratory patient associations at EPF bootcamp

12 June 2023
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy
- Digital Health
  Innovation is pacing faster than ever, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications have already entered our lives. The healthcare sector...

EFA calls for improved allergen labelling at the Codex Alimentarius Food Labelling Committee

30 May 2023
Food Allergy
PREVENT, - Food Safety
From 15 to 19 May 2023, the Codex Alimentarius Food Labelling Committee (CCFL) met in Ottawa, Canada. Codex Alimentarius is a global body that develops...

EFA offers EUPATI Fellow Training to Members – Express your interest today!

15 May 2023
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy
- Expert Patient Network
  As part of our Capacity Building project, EFA will sponsor five allergy, asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients and...

PRESS RELEASE: European patients award 2023 best digital health technologies for asthma and COPD

05 May 2023
Asthma , COPD
CARE, - Digital Health
Brussels, 5 May 2023 - The European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases (EFA) awarded last week the first edition of the EFA Patients’ Digital...