We invite you to the EFA Young Patient Ambassadors Training, as part of EFA’s Capacity Building starting on 28th June 17:00-20:00 CEST. This training is organised in connection with the European Allergy and Asthma Youth Parliament set up in 2020.

The training will provide young patient ambassadors with the necessary skills to engage at the European level through the Youth Parliament. Importantly, we included young experts to share their expertise and experiences connecting with young patients and inspiring them.

This training is open to 20 young patient representatives and healthcare professionals below 35 years old. REGISTER.


EFA invites you to join our online training day on 14 June 2021, as part of our 2021 Capacity Building Programme.

The day programme will be dedicated to understanding the role of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), and will provide meaningful input, skills and competences to EFA Members and expert patients from other respiratory diseases interested in the regulatory processes for medicines development.

The Meet and Greet is open to staff, volunteers and members of the Board of EFA members. Non-EFA members are also welcome on a case-by case basis, provided they belong to patient groups active in the field of respiratory disease. REGISTER.


EFA warmly invites our members to attend the Extraordinary and Annual General Meeting of Members and Network Meeting on 27-28 May 2021. The event will take place online.

EFA will also host a ‘Best Practices’ session, where our members will have the opportunity to share recent project success, goals or plans of their organisations.

Registration is open to EFA members. REGISTER.


Join EFA and our partners for the launch of the BREATHE Vision for 2030; a collective initiative driven by European level patient groups and healthcare professionals. Breathe Vision aims to increase awareness of respiratory health, improve lung health care and research, and tackle COVID-19 and its long-term impacts in Europe.

The MEP Lung Health group event, ‘Towards a European Health Union – BREATHE Vision for the future’, will take place January 27, 10h00-11h15 CET. REGISTER.


EFA invites you to join our online training days on 10 and 17 February 2021, as part of our Capacity Building Programme.

The two-day programme, titled “The EU at a policy crossroads: What role for allergy, asthma and COPD patients?”, is designed to increase understanding among EFA patient networks about the policies and opportunities surrounding the disease areas EFA addresses.

The Meet and Greet is open to staff, volunteers and members of the Board of EFA members. Non-EFA members are also welcome on a case-by case basis. REGISTER.


EFA and EAACI invite you to the digital launch of the European Allergy and Asthma Youth Parliament’s "Growing up with Allergy and Asthma – How EU policymakers can support young allergy and asthma patients to live better lives".

Hosted by Sirpa Pietikainen (EPP/Finland) and Tilly Metz (Greens/Luxembourg) Chair and Member of the European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma, the recommendations offer new ideas to address the specific needs of young patients with allergies and asthma in Europe.

The event will take place online on Thursday 10 December at 15:15-16:45 CET. REGISTER


We are thrilled to announce our Allergy & Respiratory Patients Digital Conference on 23-24 October 2020. Join in this event focused on the power of digitalisation and innovation to improve healthcare for allergy and respiratory patients. Register now to not miss out!


Do you live with asthma and/or allergy? Do you want to participate in decision-making affecting your health? Are you interested in meeting and sharing experiences with other young patients from all over Europe? Then you should become part of the European Allergy & Asthma EA2 Youth Parliament! (REGISTER)


EFA inivites all its members to the 2020 Annual General Meeting, hosted by the Asthma and Allergy Association of Iceland and the Icelandic Lung Association. The EFA Annual General Meeting of Members takes place from 30th March 09:30h to 31st March 17:30h 2020 at the Grand Hotel Reykjavík, Reykjavík, Iceland. (REGISTER)

EFA organises an event at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday 12 December 2019 to launch the report that resulted from its flagship project ‘FoodDetectives’. The report looks at the quality of life and the burden of the disease of people with food allergies in Europe, with a focus on the implementation of the EU Regulation 1169/2011 on Food Information to Consumers (FIC), in particular its provisions related to food allergen labelling. Based on these data, it sets out recommendations for both food business operators and regulatory authorities for the better management of allergens in food. An agenda of the event can be found here. (REGISTER)

December 12th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   10:00 AM