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

Small cubes

Want to improve your leadership skills?

See what our Capacity Building programmes can do for you and your organisation.

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

Policy and advocacy, icon

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

Projects icon

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

Capacity building icon

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

30/04/21 EVENTS YOUTH GROUP PATIENT INVOLVEMENT

EPF Youth Group's Activities in April 2021

In April 2021, the EPF Youth Group was very busy, partaking in several events that allowed members to engage and provide the young patients' perspective.

30/04/21 CROSS-BORDER HEALTHCARE EVENTS PATIENT EMPOWERMENT POLICY PATIENT INVOLVEMENT

Evaluating the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive (Joint Webinar DG Sante & EPF) – Major takeaways from the virtual event

It has been ten years since the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive (Directive 2011/24/EU) was adopted after a lengthy legislative process. Officially entered into force two years later in October 2013, this Directive enables EU citizens to access

29/04/21 EVENTS PATIENT EMPOWERMENT PATIENT INVOLVEMENT CAPACITY BUILDING

Patient Advocates Seminar 2021 - Testimonials

From February to March 2021, EPF along with The Good Lobby held its Patient Advocates Seminar. Its an online course composed of four online interactive trainings on patient advocacy aimed to give participants from EPF member organisations stronger

Upcoming events

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.

Our team