"A strong patient's voice to drive better health in Europe"

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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

18/09/20 ACCESS/HEALTH INEQUALITIES POLICY PRICING & REIMBURSEMENT

EPF responds to the EU Pharmaceutical Strategy Consultation

The European Patients' Forum is pleased to release our recent response to the European Commission's consultation on the EU Pharmaceutical Strategy. We believe that embedding meaningful patient involvement in everything that affects the patients'

15/09/20 POLICY

EPF Statement in Response to the Written Consultation on the WHO European Programme of Work

The European Patients’ Forum welcomes the ambitious and timely European Programme of Work of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Its determination to address health inequalities and to leave no one behind aligns well with the UN SDG3 on health.

15/09/20 POLICY

EPF proposes a progressive and patient-centred EU4HEALTH programme

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, attention has been turned towards enhanced European collaboration to ensure our health systems emerge from it stronger, more prepared and more people-centred. EPF believes this is a move in the right direction

Upcoming events

  • MHE: The Future of Mental Health, Rights and Recovery in Europe

    To celebrate World Mental Health Day, Mental Health Europe (MHE) would like to invite you to a high-level event to discuss the future of mental health in Europe.

  • EGM 2020

    It is our pleasure to invite all EPF members to an Extraordinary EPF General Meeting (EGM)

  • CHRODIS+ Online Conference on Chronic Diseases

    CHRODIS PLUS will hold its closing online conference on 27 October 2020. This conference will illustrate the impact that CHRODIS PLUS has had on public health systems across EU member states over the past 3 years. It will focus on showing how the good practices, models and tools implemented by the project can be tailored to various national and local settings across Europe.

Interested in becoming a member?

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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