World IBD Day 2023

A word from our EFCCA Chairman for World IBD Day 2023.      More information please go to: Go to our survey on people with IBD aged 60 and over   

Message from EFCCA chairman for World IBD Day 2023

A word from our EFCCA Chairman for World IBD Day 2023. 

Survey on people with IBD aged 60 and over

This research is being conducted by the European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) and the Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum (LUMC). The purpose of this research is to get a better understanding of the epidemiology of the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the older population (≥60 years) and its impact on patients’ quality of life (QoL), from both a...

EFCCA Magazine 2/2023

Our latest issue of the EFCCA magazine is out!!! You will find updates on our activities, news from our members and partners, experiences of living with IBD and ongoing medical research. Happy reading!

DIVA - Data Insights for added therapeutic VAlue

EFCCA´s new working methodology aims to identify and address the real needs of patients with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis, also collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).  The working methodology is based on the concept of analysing and interpreting scientific  data in order to improve therapeutic outcomes. EFCCA’s approach is called DIVA  (Data Insights...

EFCCA is hiring!

We are opening a position for Project Officer of Horizon Europe projects The chosen candidate will be responsible for the overall administration and management support of H2020/ HE projects and will also actively contribute to the preparation of other project proposals. Main activities and responsibilities overall responsibility for the complete management of the project in close...

A Patient´s Guide to Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A Patient's Guide to Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease is written by Prof. Darija Vranešić Bender, clinical nutritionist  and Prof. Željko Krznarić, gastroenterologist and hepatologist, experts from University Hospital Zagreb, Croatia. The Guide is a result of long collaboration between the Referral center for IBD at the University Hospital Zagreb, Department of gastroenterology and...

open your mind ibd

Open Your Mind

Open Your Mind! the name of a game developed by our colleagues from Crohn & Colitis NL to talk with your family, friends, doctors, colleagues etc in an innovative way about IBD. This is an excellent idea and the game that was well appreciated by our EFCCA delegates who found out about it during our General Assembly in Barclona (2022) and also had a chance to also play it You...

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


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...