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World Atopic Eczema Day 2023: EFA mobilises the European community to join the #IfYouOnlyKnew campaign and embrace young patients’ needs

18 September 2023
CARE, - Healthcare
On September 14th, patient communities in Europe joined forces for the 6th World Atopic Eczema Day to raise awareness of the burden of Atopic Eczema. Watch...

PRESS RELEASE - World Atopic Eczema Day 2023: #ifyouonlyknew the burdens on children and youth living with AE

14 September 2023
Patient communities join forces to empower their youngest members and their carers On September 14th, World Atopic Eczema Day, patient communities across...

World Atopic Eczema Day 2023: #IfYouOnlyKnew the burdens on children and youth living with Atopic Eczema

04 September 2023
  On September 14th, World Atopic Eczema Day, patient communities across the globe join forces to raise awareness on the psychosocial burden of children...

3TR project: Severe asthma core outcomes published!

15 August 2023
- Research Projects
We are happy to announce that EFA is a co-author in one of the most recent publications of 3TR – COMSA. As part of the 3TR project, EFA works closely...

EFA appointed to the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Stakeholder Network

24 June 2023
CARE, - Digital Health
EFA is delighted to have been selected as a member of the newly-established European Commission’s Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Stakeholder Network,...

EFA at the EAACI Congress 2023

11 June 2023
  From the 9th to the 11th of June EFA representatives attended the annual congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)...

AI in healthcare: EFA explores opportunities and new threats for allergy and respiratory patient associations at EPF bootcamp

12 June 2023
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy
- Digital Health
  Innovation is pacing faster than ever, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications have already entered our lives. The healthcare sector...

EFA calls for improved allergen labelling at the Codex Alimentarius Food Labelling Committee

30 May 2023
Food Allergy
PREVENT, - Food Safety
From 15 to 19 May 2023, the Codex Alimentarius Food Labelling Committee (CCFL) met in Ottawa, Canada. Codex Alimentarius is a global body that develops...

EFA offers EUPATI Fellow Training to Members – Express your interest today!

15 May 2023
Asthma , COPD, Allergy, Food Allergy
- Expert Patient Network
  As part of our Capacity Building project, EFA will sponsor five allergy, asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients and...

PRESS RELEASE: European patients award 2023 best digital health technologies for asthma and COPD

05 May 2023
Asthma , COPD
CARE, - Digital Health
Brussels, 5 May 2023 - The European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases (EFA) awarded last week the first edition of the EFA Patients’ Digital...

EFA Annual General Meeting 2023

01 May 2023
On 27-28 April 2023, EFA held its first hybrid Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by an in-person Members’ Community Meeting in Ghent, Belgium. EFA...

EU Project SynAir-G goes online

27 April 2023
In April 2023, the SynAir-G website has been launched and it is now ready to host the project communication and dissemination activities. In the last months,...

EFA joins ENSP in citizen-led initiative for Smoke-Free Environments

18 April 2023
Asthma , COPD
PREVENT, - Tobacco & Smoking
The European Network of Smoking Prevention and Control (ENSP), of which EFA is associate member, has launched a key European Citizens Initiative (ECI)...

Core Outcome Measures Sets for Severe Asthma (COMSA) developed by 3TR researchers

07 April 2023
- Research Projects
Led by the 3TR consortium, a European multi-stakeholder working group has developed ‘Core Outcome Measures sets for paediatric and adult Severe Asthma'...

EFA patients in support of ambitious measures for smoke-free environments

06 April 2023
  EFA was invited by the European Commission to provide input to a targeted consultation on the update of the Council Recommendation on Smoke-Free...

Patients insist on greater air quality ambition as discussions move to the Parliament and the Council

05 April 2023
  Air quality in Europe stands at the crossroads. Following the Commission proposal for a revised EU air quality framework last October, the discussions...

EFA to bear the voice of respiratory patients in WHO network looking at climate and health

05 April 2023
EFA has been selected to be member of the Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH), an initiative that aims to strengthen the engagement...

EFA 2023 Project: COPD Standards of Care – Raising the Bar

31 March 2023
In 2023, EFA will work alongside with EFA Members and European Lung Health Group (ELHG) to evaluate impact on EFA’s 2013 COPD minimum standards of care...

PRESS RELEASE: Respiratory patients and doctors from 179 associations demand stricter air pollution levels in the EU Air Quality Directives

28 March 2023
Brussels, 28 March 2023 – Today the European Lung Health Group launched its policy brief ‘Improving lung health in the EU with renewed Air Quality...

Last days to apply for EFA Digital Patients’ Prize for solutions on asthma and COPD

15 March 2023
Asthma , COPD
CARE, - Digital Health
The deadline is 27th March. Shortlisted innovators will be invited to the award ceremony with the European community of respiratory patients' organisations...