International Parkinson’s Community Get Together

Each year, Parkinson’s organisations and individuals across the world observe 11 April as World Parkinson’s Day. This year’s World Parkinson’s Day is a landmark anniversary, as the date marks 200 years since More »

Addictions – A Multi-Level Model for Efficient Treatment

Addictions are unique and devastating diseases: they affect the body, the mind and the spirit of a person. Understanding the multifaceted impact they have is a critical step towards an effective treatment. More »

A Training Day at European Medicines Agency – EPF Youth Group

Lembe Kullamaa, Member of EPF Youth Group took part in November 2016 in a European Medicines Agency (EMA)’s training directed to patients and consumers. She tells us more about this interesting and More »

EPF VIDEO – Our Members, Our Compass!

The feedback from our members is the backbone of our work. The new EPF video will tell you all about our consultation processes, and how we can support our members growing, for More »

OPINION – French Presidential Election 2017: 5 Key Topics for Access to Healthcare

Public health does not usually play a big role in the French political debates. But this year might be different. Our French member LE CISS tells us why in an opinion letter, More »

 

International Parkinson’s Community Get Together

Each year, Parkinson’s organisations and individuals across the world observe 11 April as World Parkinson’s Day. This year’s World Parkinson’s Day is a landmark anniversary, as the date marks 200 years since

Addictions – A Multi-Level Model for Efficient Treatment

Addictions are unique and devastating diseases: they affect the body, the mind and the spirit of a person. Understanding the multifaceted impact they have is a critical step towards an effective treatment.

A Training Day at European Medicines Agency – EPF Youth Group

Lembe Kullamaa, Member of EPF Youth Group took part in November 2016 in a European Medicines Agency (EMA)’s training directed to patients and consumers. She tells us more about this interesting and

EPF VIDEO – Our Members, Our Compass!

The feedback from our members is the backbone of our work. The new EPF video will tell you all about our consultation processes, and how we can support our members growing, for

OPINION – French Presidential Election 2017: 5 Key Topics for Access to Healthcare

Public health does not usually play a big role in the French political debates. But this year might be different. Our French member LE CISS tells us why in an opinion letter,

Living with Auto-Immune Diseases: A Patient Testimonial

Read here the very eye-opening testimonial from Katharine Wheeler, from LUPUS Europe, on the importance of patients’ feedback in diagnosis.   I have a collection of auto-immune diagnoses, one of them is

Transition to Adult Care – Role of the Pharmacists

Transition to adult care involves a wide range of stakeholders from hospital and health managers, health professionals, pharmacists, young patients and their families. The European Pharmaceutical Students Associations explains the crucial role

EPF Youth Group Brings Useful Insights to Child Care Models

The Models of Child Care Appraised (MOCHA) project held its General Assembly meeting in Rome on the 20 October 2016. The EPF Youth Group Chair, Aneela Ahmed tells us about her experience

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Very Personal Story

Antimicrobial Resistance, the resistance to some antibiotic drugs is a very hot topic currently raging – and rightly so – in view of its alarming proportions. Mary Lynne Von Poelgeest-Pomfret, from the

Involving Patients – Does it Really Make a Difference?

Parkinson’s UK, the British member of the European Parkinson Diseases Association (EPDA – EPF member) has been running a research project to measure the impact of patient involvement in different phases of