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Youth Parliament on Allergy and Asthma welcomes WHO Europe’s new strategy for health and sustainable development

14 October 2021
Early this year, WHO Europe established the high-level Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development, an independent and interdisciplinary group of experts led by ex-Italy Prime Minister Mario Monti. The Commission’s goals were to review and rethink policy priorities in Europe around health while drawing on lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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WHO Europe consultation on Future Generations: Young allergy and asthma patients' priorities

14 October 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated health inequalities across Europe, including for those living with allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To understand how to address this and redefine policy priorities to reduce inequalities, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe has formed a Pan-European Commission on Health and Sustainable Development led by experts and leaders in health.
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EFA organises EU training for young patients

14 October 2021
EFA held a Young Patient’s Ambassadors training as part of our Capacity Building Programme. This training was designed for young patient advocates to deepen their knowledge of the European Union, and to harness skills in public speaking to advocate for their unique needs as young people living with allergy and asthma.
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The future of Europe must include health in climate action

The European Allergy and Asthma Youth Parliament took part in an ongoing consultation on the future of Europe to deliver the voice of young patients living with allergy and asthma to the EU. The ideas will be presented in a report to the Conference on the Future of Europe, to help shape future EU policy based on priority issues for citizens.
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EP Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma: Launch of the Youth Parliament's recommendations

On Thursday 10 December 2020, the European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy & Asthma hosted a digital launch for guidelines created by the the Allergy & Asthma Youth Parliament: ‘’Growing up with Allergy and Asthma – How EU policymakers can support young allergy and asthma patients to live better lives’’.
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