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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

01/12/20 POLICY

on the EU4Health Trilogues

In the context of the ongoing trilogue negotiations on the EU4Health programme, and in advance of the first trilogue meeting which took place on Monday 30 November 2020, EPF outlined three key elements of the Commission and Parliament’s positions which the European Patients’ Forum strongly support in a letter addressed to the key negotiators.

27/11/20 POLICY PRICING & REIMBURSEMENT

EPF welcomes Europe's New Pharmaceutical Strategy

The European Patients’ Forum welcomes the Commission’s new Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe, presented earlier this week. In our view, a main strength of the strategy is that it is centred around patients’ needs, with accessibility and affordability of medicines at the core.

27/11/20 EVENTS JA CHRODIS PROJECTS

CHRODIS+ Final Conference on Chronic Diseases - Making Europeans happier, healthier and more active by implementing good practices

On 27 October 2020, the CHRODIS PLUS project held its closing project conference. Over its 3-years, the aim of the CHRODIS PLUS Joint Action (2017-2020) was to support countries in overcoming the burden of chronic diseases by promoting policies

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