Ben jij tussen 18 en 30 jaar oud? Heb je je altijd al willen inzetten voor anderen, voor een goed doel, voor mensen met een chronische aandoening? Ben jij benieuwd wat er buiten onze landsgrenzen leeft rond dit thema?
EPF, het Europese Patiënten Forum organiseert van 3 tot 5 juli een training in Wenen, Oostenrijk, voor jonge belangenbehartigers, jongeren die in de bres springen voor patiënten.
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OPGELET: deadline om in te schrijven is vrijdag 3 februari!
The European Patients’ Forum is happy to share with you its new initiative, the Summer Training for Young Patients Advocates.
This Leadership Programme is an exciting and unique opportunity offering a tailored high-quality training that aims to contribute in building the leadership capacities of young patients to get involved in patient organisations and advocacy work in their respective countries in a meaningful way.
Who is this for?
The programme targets young patients or representatives of young patient advocates whose ages range from 18 to 30 from across Europe, specifically the EU Members States and the Western Balkan Countries who have either the EU official candidate or potential candidate country status.
3-5 July 2017. An extensive follow-up phase will take place, during which participants will get a chance to address the most critical discrimination issues that young patients face in their respective countries.
EPF is currently gathering applications from all eligible candidates. Please share this information with those who may be interested to gain insight into the complexity of young patients’ advocacy issues and discuss them through interactive debates, individual and group exercises. The deadline is Friday 3 February
. The application form is available here
The travel and accommodation costs are covered by the EPF.
Find out more on our website!
For information about this initiative, such as the overarching theme, training contents, application form and much more, please consult the following link:
Who we are and what we do
The European Patients’ Forum (EPF) was founded in 2003 to ensure that the patients’ community drives policies and programmes that affect patients’ lives to bring changes empowering them to get access to high quality, patient-centred equitable health and social care. EPF currently represents 67 members, which are national coalitions of patients’ organisations and disease-specific patient organisations working at European level, and we reflect the voice of an estimated 150 million patients affected by various chronic diseases throughout Europe.
Our Capacity Building Programme
The Capacity Building Programme was designed in 2012 to respond to needs and concerns which have been identified by our membership during previous activities of EPF. Since the EPF has been offering trainings which aim to increase the organisational capacity and advocacy skills of patient organisations. As such, it supports patient organisations to strengthen their role as equal players in the healthcare environment.