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    Putting you at the centre of all decisions affecting your health

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    30% of the European population lives with allergies, asthma and COPD

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    Because breathing is taken for granted, we work for better recognition of chronic respiratory diseases



Calling for European action on allergy and airways diseases Read more

Atopic Eczema Awareness Day

Let's raise awareness together on Atopic Eczema! Read more

#Breathe Mission

1 in 3 MEPs signed the written declaration on chronic respiratory diseases Read More

Political Call to Action on Allergy and Asthma

Sign to curb down allergy and asthma for the benefit of patients Read More


Severely Asthma!

A video serie of severe asthma patients' testimonies on living with the disease Read more

European Atopic Eczema Report

The 1st European report this size on patients' quality of life Read more


How to treat asthma with a phage therapy? Read more


Changing the perception of COPD: COPD Move by Patients! Read More


14th September: The 1st European Atopic Eczema Awareness Day

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The barriers to research in chronic NCDs in Europe

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Allergy Exhibition at the European Parliament

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Spirometry test at European Parliament in Strasbourg

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European Report: Quality of Life for Patients with Atopic Eczema

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Minimum Standards of Care for COPD Patients in Europe

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Health Literacy, Young Patients with Asthma and Adherence to Treatment

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Annual report 2018

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What's new

EFA-Live: Tackling Second-Hand Smoke


Brussels, 10.10.2019. Tobacco is still the deadliest preventable source...

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EFA Statement of Condolence on the Death of Hubert Nettel, EFA Board Member and Treasurer


Sep 24, 2019 Brussels, Belgium (September 24, 2019) – Mikaela Odemyr,...

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EFA launches European report "Active Patients Access Care"


EFA eagerly launches its new European report “Active Asthma and COPD...

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Who's EFA

The European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) is an alliance of 42 allergy, asthma and COPD patients’ organisations in 25 European countries. Our vision is that European patients with allergy, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live uncompromised lives, have the right and access to the best quality care and a safe environment. Our mission is to be their voice and to be actively involved in the decisions impacting their health.