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Educational Forum on Biologics

There are still places available for the educational forum on biologics, to take place on 2 December 2021 from 17 to 19h Central European Time. This forum on key topics related to biologic medicines as well as on challenges of ensuring optimal disease management for patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic is being organised by the pharmaceutical company CELLTRION. EFCCA has been...

Results of survey ¨Patients’ perceptions of surgery in IBD¨

The results of the survey " Patients’ perceptions of surgery for inflammatory bowel disease" have been published this month (16 July) in the Colorectal Disease Journal. EFCCA has collaborated in this study which was led by Professor Antonino Spinelli (Humanitas Clinical and Research Center IRCCS, Milan, Italy) and which investigated patients’ perceptions of surgery and the impact on reported...

Final results of perianal fistula survey available

We are excited to share our findings of the survey “The impact of perianal fistula in Crohn’s disease on quality of life” which is being presented virtually at the 16th ECCO Congress (2nd – 3rd and 8th – 10th July, 2021.)  Check out the e-poster with the full results! #ECCOcongress #ECCO2021 #perianalfistula #Crohn #survey Go to poster presentation Read Press Releasef See...

Results of the survey on couples with IBD and their offspring

New publication!   The results of the survey "The phenotypic features of couples with IBD and their offspring"  have now been published in the Annals of Gastroenterology. The survey has been carried out by Dr Joana Torres from the Gastroenterology Department at Hospital Beatriz Ângelo (Portugal) with the support of the European Crohn and Colitis Organization. EFCCA has...

COVID-19 Vaccine IBD

COVID-19 Vaccine IBD - Perceptions and Safety of COVID-19 Vaccine in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone`s life. Recently the vaccination programme across Europe has started and different countries are at different stages in their vaccination programme. Limited data is available about vaccination, especially in the context of IBD. Our aim is...

Nordic food branch Coop removes additives of concern from all new, own brand products

Nordic food branch Coop removes additives of concern from all new, own brand products After call from the The Norwegian association for people with digestive diseases Author: Marte Gylland Hegstad – web editor, Landsforeningen mot fordøyelsessykdommer (LMF) In  autumn of 2020, the The Norwegian association for people with digestive diseases (Landsforeningen mot fordøyelsessykdommer,...

Everything you wanted to know about sex – but were afraid to ask!

On the occasion of World IBD Day EFCCA is pleased to publish a leaflet on IBD and intimacy in order to break the silence around this taboo subject. It forms part of our World IBD Day 2021 #breakthesilence campaign to raise awareness around the impact the disease has on the general well-being of IBD patients. Download leaflet: ENGLISH.pdf PORTUGUESE.pdf Read more: on World IBD Day 2021...

My IBD Journey: IBD in the workplace

IBD in the workplace In line with EFCCA´s priority theme for 2020 on Work and IBD  this video animation in the series of "My IBD journey" looks at the issue of IBD in the workplace. It provides support and advice about looking for a new job, how best to talk about your condition with your colleagues, and practical advice about managing IBD at work. The content...

ImmUniverse

ImmUniverse in a nutshell - watch and share our brand-new animated clip! Together, we @ImmUniverse_EU will improve diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients living with #ulcerativecolitis and #atopicdermatitis. See more on www.immuniverse.eu 

Break the Silence! World IBD Day 2021

This year, for World IBD Day, EFCCA would like to promote the discussion on IBD and wellbeing. With our awareness raising campaign we want to start a dialogue and discussions on the psychological impact of the disease. Through a social media awareness raising campaign leading up to 19 May we want to show the hidden facts about what it is like to live with IBD. Under the hashtag #...