Every five years European voters get the opportunity to have a say on what is important to them with the European Parliament Elections and new Commission. EPF represents the interests of an estimated 150 million patients who are also voters.
This campaign is our chance to encourage politicians and policy-makers to commit to a healthier Europe where patients are part of the solution to make health systems more effective and quality-oriented.
Supporting this campaign means that, when we will cast our ballot on 22-25 May 2014, we will be confident to vote for patients' friendly candidates who work towards achieving this ideal healthcare. In other words, working for a healthier Europe, as outlined in our Manifesto “Patients + Participation = Our Vote for a Healthier Europe”
We are supported by our 61 members composed of European disease-specific organisations and national patients’ coalitions from across the EU Member States. Collectively we represent the interests of a large constituency of 150+ million people living with chronic diseases across the European Union.We therefore represent a high proportion of voters for the next EU elections. We hope our voice will be heard by decision-makers and that they will add a patients’ perspective in their work.
Show your commitment to our campaign by signing our Manifesto! (see the link in the right-hand column).We thank you in advance for supporting this Manifesto and showing your commitment to our work towards a healthier Europe for all citizens.
We would like to thank leading PR/PA Agencies, consultancies and experts that are helping EPF’s 2014 European Parliament Campaign with strategic advice and expertise, and practical support on a pro bono basis.Click here if you want to know more about this collaboration (Terms of Reference).
More information: please contact EPF Communication Officer, Cynthia Bonsignore, at Cynthia.email@example.com.
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