ELF Patient Organisation network

The ELF Patient Organisation Network is open to all and includes respiratory patient organisations in Europe.

Search for patient organisations, either by region, country or disease, using the filters below. More detailed information is available for the patient organisations that have provided them.

Are you a respiratory patient organisation working in Europe? Would you like to be part of the network? Please take 5 minutes to tell us about your organisation, and we will add you to our network.

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Асоціація рідкісного захворювання України – Легенева гіпертензія (PHURDA Ukraine)
Асоціація рідкісного захворювання України – Легенева гіпертензія (PHURDA Ukraine)

Асоціація рідкісного захворювання України – Легенева гіпертензія (PHURDA Ukraine)

Pulmonary Hypertension Ukrainian Rare Disease Association (PHURDA Ukraine)

PHURDA assists in providing patients with pulmonary hypertension (children and adults) with information, psychological, legal, medical assistance in the form of medicines and medical equipment, information support before and after transplantation of the heart, lungs, heart-lung complex.


  • Pulmonary Hypertension



Japan Federation of Patient Organizations for Respiratory Diseases

Founded by the Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) is this major patient organisation for respiratory disease in Japan. Respiratory professionals and patients working together to for better respiratory medicine and care.


  • Acute lower respiratory infections
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Adult asthma
  • Allergies
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • ChILD
  • Childhood asthma
  • COPD
  • Cough
  • COVID-19
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • LAM
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease in children
  • Lung surgery
  • Lung transplantation
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria
  • Occupational lung disease
  • Other lung diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Rare and orphan lung disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Upper airways diseases

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