EU professional and patient organisations, trade associations
European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) partners with a number of EU professional and patient organisation with an interest on prudent use of antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance. Since 2008, when EAAD started, the support of these organisations has been pivotal for the success of the initiative.
Access VetMed is the voice of the European industry of generic and added-value veterinary medicines. Their mission is to increase access (availability, compliance, convenience, efficacy, safety, and savings) of veterinary medicines to veterinarians, and farm and companion animal owners.
AGE Platform Europe
The voice of older persons at EU level
Association of the European Self-Care Industry (AESGP)
AESGP is the voice of the manufacturers of non-prescription medicines, food supplements, and self-care medical devices in Europe, an area also referred to as “self-care” or “consumer healthcare” products. Their mission is to support everyone in Europe’s access to safe and effective self-care, empowering people to take better care of their own and their families’ health.
AnimalhealthEurope is the association representing manufacturers of animal medicines, vaccines and other animal health products in Europe.
Council of European Dentists (CED)
The Council of European Dentists (CED) is a European not-for-profit association which represents over 340,000 dental practitioners across Europe through 33 national dental associations and chambers in 31 European countries. Established in 1961 to advise the European Commission on matters relating to the dental profession, the CED key objectives are to promote high standards of oral healthcare and dentistry and effective patient-safety centred professional practice.
EUROCAM is a foundation uniting European organisations representing CAM patients and trained CAM health professionals, including medical doctors, veterinarians and other practitioners. The aim of EUROCAM is to promote the contribution of CAM - Complementary and Alternative Medicine - to better health in Europe.
ESCMID Study Group for Antimicrobial Stewardship (ESGAP)
ESGAP is an active ESCMID study group that promotes awareness and learning about antimicrobial stewardship through educational activity such as pre-ECCMID postgraduate courses, support of regional meetings and now soon through a new website that aims to provide a virtual learning community for health care professional interested in stewardship.
European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP)
Education of paediatricians across Europe and across primary, secondary and tertiary care should cover the risks and benefits of antibiotic prescribing.
European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM)
The EAHM is one of the world’s largest hospital management associations. It represents both the hospital managers of public and private hospitals in the Europrean Union and international level.
European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)
The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists represents more than 23 000 hospital pharmacists in 35 European countries and is the only association of national organisations representing hospital pharmacists at European and international levels.
European Cancer Patient Coalition
With over 450 members, European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) is proud to be the largest European umbrella cancer patients’ association, covering all EU member states and many other European and non-European countries. ECPC represents patients aﬀected by all types of cancers, from the rarest to the most common.
European Central Council of Homeopaths (ECCH)
The European Central Council of Homeopaths (ECCH) is a European Council whose membership is made up of established associations of professional homeopaths existing within individual countries.
European Dental Students' Association (EDSA)
European Association of dental students that represents the voice of more than 70000 and offering more opportunities for dental students europe-wide.
European Health Management Association (EHMA)
The European Health Management Association is a non-profit membership organisation that focusses on enhancing the capacity and capability of health management to deliver high quality healthcare.
European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)
The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the biopharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. Their mission is to create a collaborative environment that enables our members to innovate, discover, develop and deliver new therapies and vaccines for people across Europe, as well as contribute to the European economy. The vision is for a healthier future for Europe. A future based on prevention, innovation, access to new treatments and better outcomes for patients.
European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE)
HOPE members are covering almost 80% of hospital activity in the EU. HOPE promotes improvements in the health of citizens throughout Europe.
European Federation of Nurses Associations
Established in 1971, the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) represents over 36 National Nurses Associations and its work has an effect on the daily work of 3 million nurses throughout the European Union and 6 million in Europe. The EFN is the independent voice of the nursing profession, and its mission is to strengthen the status and practice of the profession of nursing for the benefit of the health of the citizens and the interests of nurses in the EU and Europe.”
European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH)
Eurohealth, home of the European Institute of Women's Health. (EIWH), supports women and family health policy at European,EU,national and regional levels.
European Junior Doctors (EJD)
European Junior Doctors (EJD) is an European Medical Organisation which represents around 300.000 Junior Doctors all over Europe. Besides representing and promoting Junior Doctors interests in Europe, EJD aims to protect and improve healthcare standards in Europe.”
European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA)
EMSA envisions a united and solidary Europe in which medical students actively promote health.
European Nursing Student Association (ENSA)
The European Nursing Student Association (ENSA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation representing nursing students in Europe. They are recognised by the European Commission, the International Council of Nurses, the European Federation of Nurses (EFN) and the United Nations. The association cooperates with national and international nurses, nursing students and health organisations, and participates also in programmes or projects to improve the profile of nursing students, the standards of nursing training and international practice.
European Paediatric Association (EPA/UNEPSA)
The main objective of EPA-UNEPSA is to encourage scientific co-operation between not-for-profit National European Paediatric Societies/Associations and between European paediatricians working in primary, secondary and tertiary paediatric care in Europe, in order to promote child health and comprehensive paediatric care.
European Patients' Forum (EFP)
EPF is an umbrella organisation that works with patients' groups in public health and health advocacy across Europe.
European Pharmaceutical Student's Association (EPSA)
EPSA is an umbrella association representing over 100.000 pharmaceutical students in 35 different European countries.
European platform for the responsible use of animal medicines (EPRUMA)
A European platform for the responsible use of animal medicines, promoting best practices and ensuring animal health, animal welfare and public health.
European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) is an international not-for-profit association established in Belgium in 1993. The mission is to advocate for the protection and improvement of public health in Europe, both via health policies and across all other relevant policy areas that have an impact on health.
European Respiratory Society (ERS)
A community of respiratory professionals is growing each year. Becoming a member of ERS means you can join this expanding network and boost your career by sharing knowledge across borders and professional disciplines.
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)
FEMS is leading the way in promoting excellence and equality in science, and in channelling high quality knowledge to solving today’s societal problems around microbiology.
Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe
Health Care Without Harm Europe exists to create a sustainable healthcare sector that helps people to live more healthily on a healthier planet. HCWH Europe is a network of thousands of hospitals, healthcare leaders and healthcare professionals, with members across Europe and partners across the globe. Together we prove that it’s possible to deliver the highest quality of care in a way that’s sustainable environmentally and financially.
Innovative Health Initiative (IHI)
The Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) is a partnership between the EU and the European life science industries. Our goal is to translate health research and innovation into tangible benefits for patients and society. IHI manages the many projects launched by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), including a large antimicrobial resistance portfolio.
International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS)
ICARS’ mission is to support low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in their efforts to reduce drug-resistant infections through close partnerships with LMIC ministries. ICARS co-develop interventions, which provide evidence for context-specific and cost-effective solutions to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that are fit for sustainable scale-up. Through provision of funding and expertise, ICARS supports Intervention and Implementation Research projects across the One Health spectrum to support countries AMR National Action Plans (NAP).
International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations (IVAA)
IVAA advocates for the integration of Anthroposophic Medicine and therapy into health systems to improve health outcomes.
International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI)
The International Patient Organisation for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI) is a non-profit international organisation and the leading advocate for primary immunodeficiency (PID) patients worldwide. IPOPI is dedicated to improving awareness, access to early diagnosis and optimal treatments for primary immunodeficiency patients worldwide through global collaboration.
Medicines For Europe
Medicines For Europe (formerly EGA) represents the European generic, biosimilar and valued added pharmaceutical industries.
MedTech Europe is the European trade association for the medical technology industry including diagnostics, medical devices and digital health. MedTech Europe’s mission is to make innovative medical technology available to more people, while helping healthcare systems move towards a sustainable path. MedTech Europe encourages policies that help the medical technology industry meet Europe’s growing healthcare needs and expectations. It also promotes medical technology’s value for Europe focusing on innovation and stakeholder relations, using economic research and data, communications, industry events and training sessions.
One Health European Joint Programme (EJP)
A landmark partnership between 44 partners including acclaimed food, veterinary and medical laboratories and institutes across Europe and the Med-Vet-Net Association.
Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)
The Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) is the voice of Community Pharmacy in Brussels, representing over 400.000 community pharmacists in 32 countries. The PGEU's main objective is to advance the contribution of Community Pharmacists to European health systems, society, and individual patients.
SAFE (Superbug Awareness for Education)
SAFE is an international project in the field of antimicrobial resistance that, through Service-Learning workshops, trains university students to teach high school students on the topic, encouraging the vocation for STEM careers, raising awareness and knowledge on the issue of antimicrobial resistance and encouraging the search for antibiotic-producing microorganisms.
Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)
The Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) represents national medical associations across Europe. They are committed to contributing the medical profession’s point of view to EU institutions and European policy-making through pro-active cooperation on a wide range of health and healthcare related issues.
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
The OIE is the intergovernmental organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide.
Vaccines Europe represents vaccine companies of all sizes operating in Europe, and currently includes all the major global innovative and research-based vaccine companies, including small and medium-sized enterprises. Vaccines Europe is a specialised vaccines group within the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), the professional association of the innovative pharmaceutical industry in Europe
Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)
The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is an umbrella organisation of veterinary organisations from 38 European countries. FVE represents the veterinarians working in different fields of the profession, such as veterinary practitioners, state officers, food safety and veterinary public health, as well as veterinarians working in education, research and industry.