Mission & Objectives

Mission & Objectives

Hidradenitis Europe – European Federation of HS Patients’ Organisations (EFPO) is an international non-profit organization that represents 7 national patients’ organizations of people with Hidrodenitis suppurativa (HS).

The EFPO actively supports its National Member Organizations (NMOs) at national and European levels, and also helps NMOs to engage with each other, with the objectives of:

  • Promoting patients’ rights and raising ethical issues
  • Following and influencing developments in European health policy
  • Improving quality of life of people living with HS
  • Stimulating research in all fields related to HS

The EFPO draws on the knowledge of patients, healthcare professionals, the scientific community, the European institutions and the pharmaceutical industry to share expertise within Europe.

The EFPO also collaborates closely with other European patient organizations to ensure a strong collective voice for people with rare bleeding disorders.