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IBD patients in Ukraine

Our colleagues from the Ukrainian IBD patient association ¨Fulfilling Life" have prepared this important survey on the current situation of IBD patients affected by the war in Ukraine.  The survey gives an overview of the immediate effects, medical care during the war as well as other urgent aspects. DOWNLOAD SURVEY

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IBD has no age - World IBD Day 2022

This year, for World IBD Day 2022, EFCCA would like to raise awareness about the impact IBD has on elderly people. Under the slogan IBD has no age we want to put the focus on elderly people (60 plus) and see how living with Crohn´s disease and Ulcerative Colitis (collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease) is impacting on their quality of life and care.  Why a...

World IBD Day 2022 - Purple Talk - IBD has no age

On the occasion of World IBD Day, on 19 May 2022 we organised a Purple Talk on “IBD has no age”. It was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness around the issue of IBD in the elderly. Our discussions included a presentation of the IBD has no age campaign, a presentation from IBD researcher  Dr Vera Asscher, Leiden University Medical Center, followed by an in-...

IPODD ... EU research project on IBD

The EU project IPODD takes a pragmatic approach to IBDs by focusing on the final stages of gut damage. Sergio Pistoi, IPODD Public Information Officer* If criminals were behind inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), it would be a band of terrorists, not lonely felons. Dozens of predisposing genes, the immune system and maybe tens of other unknown factors conspire to determine IBDs. There is no...

EFCCA and World IBD Day 2013: the video

Videoclip from our World IBD Day event at the European Parliament (16 May 2013)   Date of issue: 2013-05-16  

Join the fight against IBD Presentation Video

Watch the Join the fight against IBD Presentation Video   Date of issue: 2012-03-02  

EFCCA 2013 GA - Save the date

EFCCA General Assembly 14-17 March 2013 Slovenia Next years General Assembly will take place on 14-17 March 2013 and will be hosted by our Slovenian colleagues from the KVCB. More information will be made available in our "members" area of the website. Date of issue: 2013-03-10  

Thank you! Anaemia Survey

Thanks to all those who participated in the Anaemia survey. We will be back soon with its results   Date of issue: 2012-10-10  

Short summary of the Join the Fight Press conference

Watch the video   Date of issue: 2013-03-11  

"IBD and Me" Teenage Transition Website

‘IBD and Me’ Teenage Transition Website The transition from paediatric to adult care for young people living with IBD is ideally a staged process where young adults are gradually integrated into adult care. Viewing this transition as only an isolated ‘event’ can mean that young people reach adult services not possessing the skills required to self-manage their condition, and run the risk of...