5 Questions to: BAG SELBSTHILFE, German national coalition of patient organisations and disability groups

Every month we put the spotlight on one of our members. Today, we are delighted to catch up with BAG SELBSTHILFE, the German national coalition of patient organisations and disability groups, who More »

Overcoming a Chronic Disease: The Best is Yet to Come

Hello, my name is Andreas, I am 27 years old and I come from Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean Sea. I may look like a typical guy living his own life More »

Sophie, 16, Helps School Staff Dealing with Lupus Young Patients

Sophie is a young patient suffering from Lupus, a severe auto-immune disease that impacts her time at school. She recently started a project raising school staff’s awareness of this invisible disease, to More »

Running the Streets for A Good Cause – Mental Health Europe

On May 28th, Mental Health Europe (MHE) will bring together a team for the Brussels 20 KM to raise awareness about mental health issues and support its European anti-stigma campaign Each of More »

European Solidarity Corps: Getting it Right for Europe’s Patients!

Announced by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in his annual address before the European Parliament in Autumn 2016, the European Solidarity Corps aims to offer volunteering and work placement More »

 

5 Questions to: BAG SELBSTHILFE, German national coalition of patient organisations and disability groups

Every month we put the spotlight on one of our members. Today, we are delighted to catch up with BAG SELBSTHILFE, the German national coalition of patient organisations and disability groups, who

Overcoming a Chronic Disease: The Best is Yet to Come

Hello, my name is Andreas, I am 27 years old and I come from Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean Sea. I may look like a typical guy living his own life

Sophie, 16, Helps School Staff Dealing with Lupus Young Patients

Sophie is a young patient suffering from Lupus, a severe auto-immune disease that impacts her time at school. She recently started a project raising school staff’s awareness of this invisible disease, to

Running the Streets for A Good Cause – Mental Health Europe

On May 28th, Mental Health Europe (MHE) will bring together a team for the Brussels 20 KM to raise awareness about mental health issues and support its European anti-stigma campaign Each of

European Solidarity Corps: Getting it Right for Europe’s Patients!

Announced by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in his annual address before the European Parliament in Autumn 2016, the European Solidarity Corps aims to offer volunteering and work placement

MOPEAD: Promoting Patient Engagement in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been recognised as one of the biggest health and societal challenges of our times.  The number of people directly affected by the disease will continue to rise and

Cluster Headaches – Not Just Another Headache

“A searing pain like a red-hot poker piercing through your eye that prevents you from remaining still or from lying quietly in a darkened room” – this is how patients describe Cluster

Not Everyone Is Welcome Aboard: Oxygen-Dependent Patients Are Facing Discrimination When Taking a Plane

More than 3.5 million people need medical oxygen in Europe and many are advised to travel to regions with temperate climates that will ease the symptoms of their disease. However the free

More than Meets the Eye

Matthew Michael Attard joined the EPF Secretariat in Brussels at the beginning of March, as a trainee representing the EPF Youth Group. A patient with chronic conditions himself, Matthew will coordinate the

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