Past Events

When: Sun, 29/05/2016 - 09:00

The EFCCA purple team joins 20 km Brussels race in order to raise awareness about Crohn´s disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

For a third year running, EFCCA has organized a purple team made up of keen runners with IBD, IBD physicians and researchers, industry representatives as well as...

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When: Thu, 26/05/2016 - 15:00

The 26th Annual General Meeting of EFCCA took place in Brussels from 27-28 May 2016. It gathered over 40 delegates for one and a half days of busy work and exchange of information. In addition to the dealing with the institutional work and activities, delegates of the GA also listened...

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When: Thu, 19/05/2016 - 10:45

Over 120 landmarks worldwide joined our global World IBD Day on 19 May to raise awareness about Crohn´s disease and Ulcerative Colitis, collectively known as IBD.

Famous landmarks from 28 countries on 5 continents were lit in purple that evening to show their support for the over 5...

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When: Tue, 15/03/2016 - 15:00

The highly anticipated ECCO-EFCCA Patient Guidelines have been presented at a Press conference on March 16, 2016 at the RAI Amsterdam Congress Center, preceeding the 11th ECCO Congress.

Watch an INTERVIEW (click here) with one of...

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When: Thu, 04/02/2016 - 09:00

From 4-6 February 2016 EFCCA (the European Federation of Crohn´s and Ulcerative Colitis Associations) together with GAfPA (Global Alliance for Patient Access) organised an advocacy workshop on patient safety which took place in Barcelona and gathered over 60 patient...

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When: Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:00

On 28-29 November a group of people living with IBD and IBD healthcare specialists from 6 countries in the Middle East including Oman, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Qatar and Kuwait met for the first time in Dubai to exchange ideas and experiences on how to improve the quality of life of people with IBD...

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When: Thu, 17/10/2013 - 11:00

“Equal Rights for Citizens with IBD” was the main message emerging from the conference organized by EFCCA in cooperation with the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) and United European Gastroenterologists (UEG) which took place in the European Parliament on 17 October.


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When: Fri, 15/02/2013 - 15:00

The European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) and the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) have initiated the public awareness campaign “Join the fight against IBD”. Its aim is to enhance the...

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When: Mon, 15/10/2012 - 09:00

On 30 May 2015 EFCCA organized the Symposium on Patient Safety, which took place in Brussels and gathered for the first time representatives from the medical and patient community

as well as representatives from the pharmaceutical industries and other stakeholders in order to discuss the...

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