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The ELF Patient Organisation Network is open to all and includes respiratory patient organisations in Europe.
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Lung Foundation Netherlands (Longfonds) is the leading not-for-profit lung health organisation and patients’ association in the Netherlands. We are the biggest private financier of lung research in Europe and have been funding major scientific research designed to generate vital knowledge about chronic lung diseases for over six decades. Longfonds campaigns to improve the quality of care and supports patients. As part of the organisation’s effort to improve lung health, Longfonds actively advocates policies that promote clean air.
Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is the voice of lung cancer patients, their families and survivors at a European level. LuCE provides a European platform for already existing lung cancer patient advocacy groups and supports the establishment of national lung cancer patient groups in different European countries where such groups do not yet exist. LuCE aims to raise awareness about inequities regarding the access to lung cancer treatment and care in Europe. Moreover, it advocates European policies that will lead to improvements in lung cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and care.
Lung Foundation Australia is the nation’s leading and trusted lung health charity. We fund life-saving research, advocate for increased government support and deliver programs and services that transform the lives of those impacted by lung disease and lung cancer, giving hope in every breath.
Our vision is to create an easier life for patients and their relatives. By sharing the stories of patients and their relatives we may make their life more comfortable and more qualified. As a cooperation organisation, we aim to solve patients' problems and lead them for the necessary information.
The Swiss Lung Association provides care and advice for people with lung and respiratory diseases so that they can live as symptom-free and independently as possible and achieve a higher quality of life. Well-networked by experts, the Swiss Lung Association represents the concerns of its patients and promotes their self-help. Through prevention, the Lung League works to ensure that fewer people fall ill with lung and respiratory diseases.
The Malta Health Network (MHN) promotes the health-related interests of patients and the wider community by updating itself about international ‘best practices’ and ‘capacity-building’. The MHN achieves this through its regular contacts with local and international health-related Governmental Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations, ‘Not-for-Profit’ Organisations and Patient Representative Groups. The MHN strives to give patients a voice in health-related for a in Malta, in the EU and internationally. The MHN is independent of the Government of Malta and of any political party or organisation. When the MHN was established in 2007, it represented 20 founder-organisations: today it represents over 30. The MHN is especially active in promoting The European Charter of Patients’ Rights.
Mesothelioma UK is a national specialist resource centre, specifically for the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma. The charity is dedicated to providing specialist mesothelioma information, support and education, and to improving care and treatment for all UK mesothelioma patients and their carers. The charity integrates into NHS front line services to ensure specialist mesothelioma nursing is available at the point of need. This is achieved through a growing network of specialist mesothelioma nurses, regionally based in NHS hospitals funded by Mesothelioma UK.
The association M.N.T. Mon Poumon Mon Air welcomes, supports and speaks out for people with the rare pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection (NTM).
Moje Plíce is dedicated to:
We aim to promote the uniting of all carriers of Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and those who intend to contribute to the fight against this disease. We can protect those with the condition by facilitating access to services and information on the progress of research and to guarantee their rights as patients as well as inform and raise public awareness about the disease. We also aim to promote the dissemination of information to doctors, health professionals, public and private bodies also through the organisation of Congresses, Study Days.
The National Aspergillosis Centre Patients Support group Is funded by the NHS to improve awareness, give support & advice, provide a community for aspergillosis patients and support research.
The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) is a national not-for-profit advisory body for health professionals dedicated to the treatment of asthma and related conditions.
Our mission is to save and improve lives through research, education, early detection, and improved treatments for people with pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) disease. By supporting innovative research, working with patients and support groups, engaging our constituencies to increase awareness of the disease, providing education opportunities for patients and healthcare providers, and demonstrating leadership at all levels to meet our goals, we strive to accelerate the development of new treatments that will help patients, and build a stronger network of doctors who are well-versed in treating this disease.
The OAKAD and patient library would like to support the establishment and maintenance of patient self-help groups and contribute to the transfer of skills and knowledge.
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