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World Kidney is held on the second Thursday in March every year. This year it was on March 8 and the topic was Kidney Disease & Women, to highlight the impact of

We want equal access to health for all!

The European Federation of Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) has recently published the findings from its project “Mapping of innovative medicines and devices in EFCCA member countries” in which 31 countries

MEN, WORK AND CANCER: a guide for men staying or returning to work after a cancer diagnosis

In November the European Men’s Health Forum launched a unique guide to support men staying or returning to work after a cancer diagnosis.  The first resource of its kind and funded by

EUFAMI Celebrates ‘Home’ – Art for Better Mental Health

EUFAMI celebrated its 25th anniversary in November by organising an art exhibition to promote better mental health.  A total of 25 artists from across Europe participated in an exhibition in Brussels framed

IDF Europe celebrates World Diabetes Day in the EU Institutions!

World Diabetes Day was celebrated on 14 November all around the word, and EPF member IDF Europe organised several activities in the European institutions to bring the topic and their advocacy work

Social Media Milestones for the EPF Youth Group

In November, the EPF Youth Group revealed two exciting social media projects that will contribute to further raise the Youth Group’s profile and reach more young patients throughout Europe: a video on

Youth Cancer Europe 2017 Meeting – ‘Patients Are Not Alone’

Andreas Christodoulou (EPF Youth Group and cancer survivor) attended the recent congress of Young Cancer Europe held in Vilnius Lithuania in late August. A great opportunity for him to share his experience

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