News
15 February 2022
Denmark
Asthma , Allergy
INFORM

On 2 December 2021, EFA Member Asthma-Allergy Denmark visited the Danish Parliament to advocate for asthma, allergy and atopic eczema to be placed on the political agenda. While visiting, they offered prick allergy tests to elected representatives and their offices.

With their visit to Christiansborg, they helped raise awareness of the 1.5 million Danes who suffer from allergy and well as the societal costs of allergy, to advocate for more equality in healthcare and for better prevention of chronic diseases. During the visit, Asthma-Allergy Denmark emphasized five specific initiatives:

  • Education and training
  • Purchasing strategies for public institutions and workplaces
  • Indoor air quality
  • Urban planning
  • Contact allergy prevention

Visit their website to read more about their initiatives.