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Short summary of the Join the Fight Press conference

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

EFCCA breaking news nr. 5/2011

DUBLIN - ECCO CONGRESS. EFCCA CONSOLIDATES COOPERATION WITH ECCO. As every year EFCCA participated in the ECCO Congress held in Dublin from 24 to 26 February 2011. A boot and dissemination material were at disposal of the congress participants. The ECCO Congress was attended by over 3000 delegates consisting mainly of doctors and other healthcare professionals and provided...

World IBD Day 2015

This year more than 40 countries across the globe  joined  together in a unified effort to raise awareness about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in honor of  World IBD Day, held every year on May 19. This year’s efforts centered around a global video campaign encouraging anyone impacted by IBD to share their story in a short video with the unifying theme of  “United We...

World Symposium – 18 October 2012, Brussels

World Symposium on IBD Research funded by IBD patients associations Global alliance against IBD   On 18 October 2012,  the European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) met  in Brussels with worldwide patient associations for the first ever World Symposium on IBD research funded or promoted by IBD patients' associations.   The...

MEPs propose ways to make medicines more affordable

New medicine prices in the EU have risen over the past few decades, to the point of being unaffordable for many EU citizens and threatening the sustainability of national health care systems.  To strike a better balance between EU countries’ public health interests and those of the pharmaceutical industry, it calls for measures to improve the traceability of R&D costs, public funding...

"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...

EFCCA breaking news nr. 4/2011

Adoption of the Code of Conduct removes the last barrier to the formal conclusion of the UNCRPD The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), which entered into force on 3 May 2008, is the first human rights Convention signed by the EU. All EU Member States have signed the UNCRPD and a majority has signed its Optional Protocol too. The next step,...

EFCCA AGM 2016

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 to a presentation made by Marek Lichota from Apetitie for Life about artificial nutrition, a subject of...

Join the fight against IBD Presentation Video

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

Executive Summary - Patient Advocacy Workshop

This is the Executive Summary of the Patient Advocacy Workshop on Patient Safety which took place in Barcelona from 4-6 February 2016 and gathered over 60 patient representatives from a wide range of immune modulate disease groups.A full report will be made available shortly. Date of issue: 2016-02-06