Past Events

When: Thu, 04/10/2018 - 11:15
EFCCA has developed a series of animation videos that aim to equip people with practical advice and relevant information in order to bring about positive changes to the way they cope with their disease. The content of the videos reflect the views and perspectives of real people with IBD in...
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When: Sun, 27/05/2018 - 14:30

EFCCA´s second Symposium on IBD Research funded by patients brought  together over 80 representatives from patients groups from 5 continents, gastroenterologists and other healthcare providers as well as relevant stakeholders in order to reinforce patients’ role and voice in research.


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When: Sat, 19/05/2018 - 11:15

World IBD Day takes place on 19 May each year and unites people in their fight against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).

EFCCA is coordinating this year´s campaign which will see famous landmarks around the globe lit in purple in order to...

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When: Wed, 15/02/2017 - 12:00

The next European Crohn´s and Colitis Organsiations´ (ECCO) Congress will take place in Barcelona from 15-18 February 2017.

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When: Tue, 15/11/2016 - 11:00

International conference on Patient Safety, European Parliament, Brussels

No decision about us without us!

Patient representatives participate in open debate on patient safety issues and right to information at the European Parliament...

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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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