Long COVID France

Highlights

Since April 2020, thanks to the hashtag #ApresJ20, patients have gathered in France on social networks, especially on Twitter. Suffering from a long form of the disease, firstly unrecognized and not supported in France, they daily share their stories to alert and inform, to help and support each other.  

The goal of our apolitical, ethical and benevolent Association is to promote and help in the implementation of the 4 objectives set out in the speech of WHO of August 21, 2020, recognizing the #LongCovid disease : Recognition, Care, Communication and Research.


So, the #apresj20 Covid Long France association has been created the 6th of october 2020 at the request of long covid patients and doctors to unite and support patients with persistent Covid-19 symptoms, to inform about Long Covid and to collaborate with researchers and doctors. Our 4 priorities are : 

1)Recognition of Covid Long (adults, children) based on symptoms and not only on tests.
2)Multidisciplinary care in all territories.
3) Communication on Long Covid with the medical profession and the general public.
4) Research involving patients.

Other members of Long COVID Europe

Belgium (Wallonia)

Belgium (Wallonia)

Long COVID Belgium (Wallonia) Covid long, nous existons Belgique In the Wallonia part of Belgium, the patient association ‘Covid long, nous existons Belgique’, together with the Flemisch counterpart, fights for the rights of the long-term Covid sufferers in...

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UK

UK

Long COVID UKLong COVID Support Long Covid Support was formed by a group of people struggling to recover from Covid-19, who found each other online and have been facilitating international peer support and campaigning in the UK for recognition, rehabilitation and...

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Greece

Greece

Long COVID GreeceLong COVID Greece Long Covid Greece is a newly founded initiative working towards formation of an organisation and website. It started initially as a Facebook group in March 2021, offering support and information in people and doctors affected by long...

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Belgium (Flanders)

Belgium (Flanders)

Long COVID Belgium (Flanders)post-COVID gemeenschap In the Flemish part of Belgium, the Flemish patient association ‘post-COVID gemeenschap’, together with the Walloon counterpart, fights for the rights of the long-term Covid sufferers in Belgium.Websitepost-covid.be...

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Germany

Germany

Long COVID GermanyWebsitelongcoviddeutschland.org Support groupLong COVID Deutschland Selbsthilfegruppe Twittertwitter.com/longdeutschland Contactinfo@longcoviddeutschland.orgHighlights 1. Participation in public hearings of the Committee on Health in the German...

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Switserland

Switserland

Long COVID SwitzerlandLong COVID Schweiz Long Covid Switzerland is an association officially founded in March 2021 and based in Bern. It has its roots in a Facebook group, started in September 2020, which provides information and support to people affected by Long...

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