European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients' Associations (EFA)

EFA has 35 members in 22 European nations which represents more than 400,000 patients with allergies, asthma and COPD as well as their carers.

EFA Mission

EFA aims to be a powerful European network of allergy, asthma and COPD patients’ organisations which:

  • Advocates at EU level for the needs of people with allergies, asthma and COPD
  • Values all members equally
  • Implements best practices
  • Creates patient-driven projects
  • Cooperates with healthcare professionals, scientists and other stakeholders and NGOs

EFA Vision

EFA is dedicated to making Europe a place where people with allergies, asthma and COPD:

  • Have the right to the best quality of care and safe living environments
  • Live uncompromised lives
  • Are actively involved in all decisions influencing their health