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Guide for school nurses and teachers about the special needs of children with asthma

01 June 2016
Finland
Asthma
- Healthcare
Material: A guide for school nurses and teachers about the special needs of children with asthma Original name:Ohje lapsen astmasta päivähoitoon/kouluun Author:...

Guide for parents of children and young people with asthma, with self-management advice

01 June 2016
Finland
Asthma
- Healthcare, - Medicines
Material: A guide for parents of children and young people with asthma, with self-management advice Original name: Lasten ja nuorten astma and Astma...

Practical guide to exercice safely for people with respiratory disease

01 June 2016
Finland
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Other Diseases
- Healthcare
Material: Practical guide to exercice safely for people with respiratory disease  Original name: Hengitä ja hengästy Author: The Organisation...

PRESS STATEMENT: Allergy and respiratory patients welcomed at the UK House of Commons

23 May 2016
Europe
London, 23 May 2016 - Allergy and respiratory patients from all over Europe will visit on May 23rd the United Kindgom House of Commons, invited by Member...

We are hiring! EFA Policy Adviser

18 May 2016
EU
We are looking for an EU Policy Adviser (m/f) to start in June/July 2016 for one year period to cover partial absence of EFA policy lead. EFA is the European...

World Asthma Day - Young patients have something to say about asthma

04 May 2016
Europe
Asthma
- Medicines
Adolescent patients with asthma encounter difficulties in following their medication but the reasons are unclear; HEY YA! HEalth Literacy, Young Patients...

Parliamentarians got their allergies tested

04 May 2016
EU
Asthma , Allergy, Food Allergy
- Food Safety, - Healthcare
With 150 million Europeans currently affected by allergy and estimations alerting that by 2025 half of the European population will suffer from them, we...

Health prevention is a right (and a duty)!

04 May 2016
EU
- Healthcare
Last April 20th we were invited to represent the patients’ perspective a European Health Parliament panel on prevention and self-care, together...

EU Conference on Chronic Diseases

04 May 2016
EU
- Healthcare
The European Commission Directorate General for Health (DG SANTE) organised on April the 21st, the conference “Towards better prevention and management...

Tobacco Control Conference: Research, prevention and treatment

04 May 2016
International
- Tobacco & Smoking
On the 5th-7th of April, we were invited to speak at a three-day international conference on tobacco control on research, prevention and treatment organised...

Register to AirPROM final event

04 May 2016
EU
Asthma
- Healthcare
AirPROM will end in June and partners are currently finalizing all activities and integrating the results. The latest AirPROM findings were discussed...

Bringing the patients’ perspective to the ERACoSysMED conference

04 May 2016
EU
- Healthcare
On the 5th of April, EFA Project Manager Giuseppe De Carlo attended in Bratislave the funders meeting of ERACoSysMed (the ERANET on System Medicine) as...

Register now for myAirCoach workshop

04 May 2016
EU
Asthma
- Digital Health
The myAirCoach project is organizing on the 6th of September the Workshop on Mobile Healthcare for the Self-Management of Chronic Diseases and the Empowerment...

A MUST READ: guide to involve patients in EU research

04 May 2016
EU
Asthma
- Healthcare
The U-BIOPRED project has published “A short guide to successful patient involvement in EU-funded research”. The booklet was produced by the project’s...

Asthma and Allergy pictured at European Parliament

04 May 2016
Europe
Asthma , Allergy
- Food Safety, - Healthcare
With 150 million Europeans currently affected by allergy and estimations alerting that by 2025 half of the European population will suffer from them, we...

EFA Environmental Determinants expert network

04 May 2016
Europe
- Air Quality
On the 15th of April, EFA Environmental Determinants Working Group hold a teleconference to discuss EFA future activities and priorities around the topic....

RESPIRA celebrates the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Day

04 May 2016
Portugal
COPD, Other Diseases
- Healthcare
The Portuguese Chronic Respiratory Diseases patients’ organisation, RESPIRA, celebrated on April 21st the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Day, were they asked...

PRESS RELEASE: Young patients with asthma need more investment in technology and health literacy

28 April 2016
EU
Asthma
- Healthcare, - Digital Health, - Medicines
Young patients with asthma need more investment in technology and health literacy Brussels, 28 April, 2016 – BEFORE WORLD ASTHMA DAY. Asthma is the...

Health is like gold in bank but empowered patients are diamonds!

04 April 2016
How are the value and effectiveness of health systems measured? How should we measure it? Patients think that any measure should be patient centred, measuring...

Food allergy expert patients to analyse allergen labelling

02 April 2016
EFA Food Allergy Working Group discussed last 14th March EFA future activities and priorities in the field of food allergy. Our group of food allergy expert...

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