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"EU-IPFF joins launch of European Lung Health Group - A Report"

"EU-IPFF joins launch of European Lung Health Group - A Report"


A BREATHE Vision for 2030

The Breathe Vision for 2030 reflects changes that lung patients want to see in their lives in the coming years.

This initiative is led by a number of leading European-level patient and healthcare professionals’ organisations, who have come together for the first time to focus on a vision for lung health.

These organisations combined give a voice to half a million lung patients and 40,000 health professionals in Europe.

The Breathe Vision sets out to provide clear goals for lung health towards 2030, linking also to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as SDG 3 on good health and well-being and SDG 10 on reduced inequality. The full range of opportunities in the vision provides a positive approach to how lung health can be significantly and realistically improved by 2030 and offer synergies in working towards a European Health Union.

The EU-IPFF has joined with the other 8 largest European Respiratory Patient and Professional Organisations to form the European Lung Health Group collaborating to push forward a joint vision on how Lung Health should be a important part of the overall Health Agenda for Europe.

This vision document was launched with the support of MEPs at a event on 27 January 2021 at which the CEO of the EU-IPFF Liam Galvin spoke on behalf of pulmonary fibrosis patients.