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Ask EU Parliament to sign the Written Declaration!

01 June 2010
As explained in our last issue, the officially recognised European Patient’s Right Day would be a day dedicated to raising the awareness among patients...

75% of EU citizens support stronger tobacco control measures

01 June 2010
Ahead of World no Tobacco Day 31st of May, a new Eurobarometer survey on tobacco was released. The survey shows that 3 on 4 European citizens support pictorial...

European Parliament held historical vote on the 16th of June

01 June 2010
The European Parliament (EP) debated on the proposal for a regulation on food information to consumers on the 15th of June, and adopted amendments on the...

World Asthma Day in Bulgaria orgamised by ABBA

01 June 2010
Bulgaria
Asthma
On World Asthma Day in May the Association organised in 7 cities (Sofia, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Varna, Pleven, Berkoziva) in Bulgaria 2000 spirometry tests,...

European Commission Open Health Forum workshop

01 June 2010
A day before our event on COPD, EFA and Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) coordinated a workshop on “Integrating environment and health policy towards...

Launch of the Call to Action on COPD

01 June 2010
EU
COPD
Will Europe Suffocate or Breathe? On the 30th of June, EFA held a successful event hosted by MEP Catherine Stihler, at the European Parliament in Brussels,...

Greetings from EFA Annual General Meeting

01 June 2010
Vilnius in Lithuania was the city that hosted the 14th EFA Conference. The first day was dedicated to the AGM and the second day was a half a day conference....

EFA actions

23 May 2010
In preparation to this plenary, EFA issued a Position Paper on food labelling related to this proposal. EFA food allergy working group of members held...

Press Release: Today is World Asthma Day: All severe asthma is not the same!

04 May 2010
EU
Asthma
All severe asthma is not the same! The speedy development of new therapies for severe asthma to be increased by proving that no one is ‘average’. BRUSSELS,...

Raising awareness of symptoms caused by fragrances

04 May 2010
Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association will coordinate their local asthma and allergy associations’ action to point out the problem with asthma- and...

Multidisciplinary centre in allergy needed to prevent asthma

01 May 2010
Norway
Asthma , Allergy
The Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association (NAAF) issued a press release demanding cross-professional centres for diagnosis and treatment of allergy...

All severe asthma is not the same!

01 May 2010
EU
Asthma
May the 4th is World Asthma Day (WAD), an international annual event to raise awareness on asthma and encourage better care for this people with asthma. Severe...

EFA in meetings - April 2010

01 May 2010
EFA held its Board Meeting followed by a Funding Partners Meeting on the 12th of April in Brussels. EFA Board Member Breda Flood participated as a patient...

Italian COPD Patient Association BPCO

01 May 2010
Italy
COPD
In order to obtain the revision of the “essential levels of care” of the Italian Ministry of Health and including COPD among the list of chronic...

"Oasis Allergies" magazine of the FPA and AFPRAL available

01 May 2010
Allergy
After 20 years of publication, the quarterly magazine of the Prevention des Allergies absl and Association Francaise pour la prevention des allergies“Oasis...

COPD European problem with European solutions

01 May 2010
EU
COPD
Our event on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease will take place at the European Parliament on the 30th of June, just after the EU Open Health Forum....

EU Open Health Forum in June, to be followed by EFA event

01 May 2010
The EU Health Forum is a consultation and information mechanism, which aims at making sure that the European Union Health Policy corresponds to the concern...

Brokerage event on FP7 Health Research: registration open!

01 May 2010
This event will take place at the Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels on the 8th of June 2010. The purpose is to introduce the priorities, novelties and...

European Parliament to hold historical debate and vote

01 May 2010
As announced in our April eZine, the vote at the European Parliament on the proposal for regulation on “the provision of food information to consumers”is...

EFA in meetings - March 2010

01 April 2010
Since our last eZine, EFA was represented in the following conferences and meetings: A conference organized by the European Generic Medicines Association...

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