Who we are

Who we are

EPF is an umbrella organisation that represents the interests of an estimated 150 million patients in public health and health advocacy across Europe.

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EPF officially launched a major one-year campaign on Patient Empowerment on 20-21 May 2015 to promote understanding on patient empowerment.

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EPF releases a monthly newsletter with the latest updates. If you wish to subscribe, please send an email with your contact details at mailing@eu-patient.eu.

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Our members

Our Members

We currently represent 67 patients' organisations and an estimated 150 million patients across the 28 Member States throughout Europe.

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Our projects

Projects and Calls for Proposals

EPF is active in various health-related projects both as a leader or associate partner.

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Policy section

Our policy work

EPF is active in a number of policy areas, monitoring new developments to ensure that the patients' perspective is proactively incorporated into the EU policy agenda.

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Patient Access Partnership

The Patient Access Partnership is a patient-led network that aims to tackle the issue of health inequalities from the perspective of patients.

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Cooperation with others

EPF places a strong emphasis on forging alliances and good working relations with European organisations with which we have a common agenda.

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