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COVID-19

We have been collecting reliable information on medicines and vaccine development, as well as research and perspectives from the field. We have also gathered responses and testimonies from patients with chronic conditions: explore the different sections of our COVID19 Resource Point, updated on a daily basis!

WHAT WE DO

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Policy and advocacy

EPF is active in a number of policy areas to ensure that patients' views are incorporated into the EU policy agenda. We develop campaign and advocacy strategies

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Projects

EPF has been active in various health-related EU projects over the past few years both as a leader or associate partner to gather patient-related evidence based information

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Capacity building

The Capacity Building Programme was designed in 2012 to respond to needs and concerns which have been identified by our membership during previous activities of EPF.

NEWS AND UPDATES

05/03/21 CROSS-BORDER HEALTHCARE PARTNERSHIP PATIENT INVOLVEMENT

Brexit: Maintaining the exchange of health data

A large consortium of European health-related stakeholders, including industry players, academia, healthcare professionals and patients, share their satisfaction on the draft adequacy decision on the UK data protection regime issued by the European

28/04/18 EVENTS PATIENT EMPOWERMENT PATIENT INVOLVEMENT

EPF Data Strategy and AI White Paper Consultation

EPF on behalf of its members is coordinating a response to the public consultation that the European Commission has launched on two key elements of its new digital strategy (published in February 2020): the Data Strategy and the White Paper on

24/02/21 YOUTH GROUP PATIENT INVOLVEMENT YOUTH GROUP

Youth Advocacy during the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the current COVID-19 global pandemic, it is fundamental that we, as patient advocates, continue our activism and raise awareness for what is meaningful to us. At times, this has required us to be more creative and think of new and innovative

Upcoming events

  • International Women's Day

    The campaign theme for International Women's Day 2021 is 'Choose To Challenge'. A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change. So let's all #ChooseToChallenge.

  • World Tuberculosis Day

    The theme of World TB Day 2021 - ‘The Clock is Ticking’ –conveys the sense that the world is running out of time to act on the commitments to end TB made by global leaders. This is especially critical in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that has put End TB progress at risk, and to ensure equitable access to prevention and care in line with WHO’s drive towards achieving Universal Health Coverage.

  • World Autism Awareness Day

    Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world come together on 2 April, Autism Awareness Day, to Light It Up Blue in recognition of people with autism and those who love and support them.

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As your advocate, EPF provides many benefits to its members. We represent our members' voice at the European level on cross-cutting health issues.

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