The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients & Patient Organisations

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COVID-19 Resource Point

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

03/08/21 POLICY PATIENT INVOLVEMENT EU4HEALTH

A Positive Meeting with Commissioner Kyriakides regarding the EU4Health Programme and funding for NGOs

Following a meeting to discuss operational funding for EU Health NGOS on Friday 30 July, the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) welcomes Commissioner Kyriakides’ willingness to investigate a positive solution to support European health civil society

28/07/21 EVENTS PATIENT EMPOWERMENT YOUTH GROUP PATIENT INVOLVEMENT

Taking Action to Engage Paediatric and Young Patients in Medicines Research and Development

On June 23, 2021, I had the opportunity as the Youth Group Vice President to moderate the live webinar of PEOF 2021: Taking action to engage paediatric and young patients in medicines R&D hosted by the Patient Engagement Open Forum (PEOF).

27/07/21 HEALTH LITERACY/INFORMATION TO PATIENTS HEALTH WORKFORCE/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS COVID-19

Why the vaccination of healthcare professionals is important to patients

The European Patients’ Forum expresses serious concern about the low uptake of COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare professionals and calls on EU Member States to help to ensure that all healthcare professionals who may come into contact with

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