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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Elena Balestra

Elena joined EPF in April 2017. As Head of Governance, Membership and Capacity Building, she is responsible for liaising with the EPF members, the Membership strategy and the Capacity Building Programme.

An Italian citizen, Elena has seven years experience in both capacity building and membership. She was also employed in other membership organisations in Brussels. Her background includes degrees in International Relations and Development and Cooperation.

Master of Ceremonies


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Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2021 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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