The EPDA is the only European Parkinson's disease umbrella organisation. We represent national Parkinson’s organisations in 36 countries across Europe and advocate for the rights and needs of more than 1.2 million people with Parkinson's and their families.
The EPDA vision
To enable all people with Parkinson’s in Europe to live a full life while supporting the search for a cure.
The EPDA mission
In order to make our vision a reality, we aim to become the leading voice for Parkinson’s in Europe by providing innovative leadership, information and resources to:
- national Parkinson’s organisations
- European policymakers
- healthcare professionals
- people with Parkinson's and their families
- treatment industry
- the media
We work to raise the profile of Parkinson’s and enable people living with the disease to be treated effectively and equally throughout Europe.
What does the EPDA aim to do?
By working with our members – who represent the needs of individual people with Parkinson’s and their families at a national level – the EPDA aims to: