The aim of FUNDECCU (Fundación Argentina de Ayuda a Las Persona con Enfermedad de Crohn y Colitis Ulcerosa) is to encourage and coordinate the work of health professionals and other disciplines to support people with IBD and their families in Argentina.
For more than 25 years, Crohn's and Colitis Australia (formerly the Australian Crohn's and Colitis Association) has been making life more liveable forover 70,000 Australian men, women and children living with these chronic illnesses. Crohn's and colitis can be diagnosed at any age, though it is most commonly diagnosed in people aged between 15-35 years when education, career and family building are at a peak.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada/Crohn et Colite Canada was founded in 1974 by a group of parents whose children were diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). They were concerned about the lack of funding for IBD research and they were interested in learning more about Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).
ABCD is a non-profit entity founded in 1999 in Brazil with the purpose of offering easy access to information required by IBD patients and promoting experience exchange between patients and professionals involved.
The UEG is a professional medical non-profit organisation comprising all of the major European societies with an interest in disease of the digestive system, including the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, intestine and bowel. The European societies that make up the Federation include medicine, surgery, paediatrics, GI oncology and endoscopy. UEG is the most comprehensive organisation of this kind in the world and our affiliated societies represent over 22.000 European specialists.
IAPO is a unique global alliance representing patients of all nationalities across all disease areas and promoting patient-centred healthcare around the world. Our members are patients' organizations working at the international, regional, national and local levels to represent and support patients, their families and carers. A patient is a person with any chronic disease, illness, syndrome, impairment or disability.
The IBD Research Foundation was established in 2008 as an initiative of EFCCA, in order to help EFCCA associations serve their members who would like to contribute to research. Fundraising efforts focus on associations which do not have their own fundraising organization, making available funds for research which otherwise would not have been available. The Foundation is open to collaboration with other organizations which support IBD research, in order to support larger IBD research projects together.
EPF was founded in 2003 to become the collective patients’ voice at EU level, manifesting the solidarity, power and unity of the EU patients’ movement. EPF currently represent 51 patients organisations – which are chronic disease specific patient organisations operating at EU level and national coalitions of patients organisations.
The European Disability Forum is an independent NGO that represents the interests of 80 million Europeans with disabilities. EDF is the only European platform run by persons with disabilities and their families. We are the front runner for disability rights. We are the voice of persons with disabilities in Europe.