Category Archives: Featured

Experts Pave the Way for Better European Pain Policy

From the 7th to the 08th of June, the city of Valetta in Malta hosted the Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) symposium. Patients, healthcare professionals, researchers and European politicians came together to

5 Questions to: the Swedish Disability Rights Federation

Every month we put the spotlight on one of our members. Today, we are delighted to catch up with the Swedish Disability Rights Federation, who joined EPF in April 2017. What’s on

Join the call to action on allergy and asthma!

Patients, doctors and Members of the European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma have launched a call to action to improve the quality of life of allergy and asthma patients. See

New Alzheimer Europe Survey Highlights Inequalities in Access to Dementia Care and Treatment across Europe

Not everybody is equal when it comes to dementia care and treatment. This is the telling result of the recent Alzheimer Europe’s report entitled the “European Dementia Monitor”, which assessed countries for

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

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

European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products

On 26 to 28 May, our member EURORDIS is organizing the eighth edition of the European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products (ECRD) in Edinburgh, UK. Rare diseases stakeholders from across

5 questions to… the International Federation of Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF)

EPF is proud of its members’ and their work. We are delighted to feature one of our 67 member organisations on our blog and share their successes and achievements. This month we

EPF Youth Group Annual Spring Meeting

On 19th and 20th March, the EPF Youth Group gathered in Brussels for its two-day Spring Meeting to discuss key issues, such as capacity development, preparatory work for the Roundtable on Transition

EPF Youth Group Roundtable on Transition to Adult Care

On 21st March, the Youth Group conducted a roundtable on transition from paediatric to adult care, attended by representatives of patient organisations, health groups, as well as healthcare professionals and delegates of