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The IBD Journey

The video ¨The IBD Journey¨ highlights the need for multi-disciplinary care in treating IBD, from a range of healthcare providers and carers, including doctors, nurses, psychologists and nutritionists. This video was produced for World Digestive Health Day by United European Gastroenterology in partnership with The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) for World Digestive Health Day...

Report on Digital Health and Data Collection Symposium

We are pleased to publish the report of our Symposium on Digital Health and Data Collection which took place on 14 February 2020 during the ECCO Congress in Vienna, Austria.  Download Report.pdf

Results of COVID-19 IBD patients' perception

The results of the survey are now available. The current state of emergency related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic represents a difficult period for both patients and doctors, as we face a new enemy, of which little or nothing is known, and which requires everyone's collaboration to overcome the problem. For this reason, EFCCA has conducted a survey in order to better understand...

COVID-19

https://www.dccv.de/betroffene-angehoerige/leben-mit-einer-ced/infektion... people especially those with chronic diseases such as IBD and/or who are taking  immunosuppressant medications migth be concerned about the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).  Below we have compiled information and guidance for this new virus from ECCO, EMA, IBD sister organisations available in...

EFCCA Symposium

EFCCA organised a symposium on “Digital Health and Data: IBD patients´ view and perspectives”  which took place during the ECCO Congress on 14 February 2020 from 14-15h in Vienna, Austria. This was an unique event bringing together IBD patients, healthcare providers and other stakeholder in order to start discussions on how digital health and big data can contribute in delivering more...

Manual for Teachers

We would like to share a useful publication prepared by Fundeccu Argentina. This guidebook is aimed at teachers to be better informed and prepared about students with chronic conditions such as #Crohn´s disease or #UlcerativeColitis. This booklet has been made with the contribution of doctors, children and adolescents with IBD, their mothers and teachers with relatives affected by this...

EFCCA Strategy Plan 2019-2022

The EFCCA Strategy Plan for the period of 2019-2022 provides direction to our member associations and informs stakeholders of EFCCA’s Vision, Mission, Values and the Priority areas EFCCA intends to focus on in the coming four years and how it plans to implement them.  EFCCA strategy-plan-2019-2022 (3).pdf

Pouch surgery

"Considering whether to have ileal pouch surgery" is a booklet for ulcerative colitis patients which was recently made in a joint effort between Dr Andrew McCombie, Crohn ́s and Colitis New Zealand (patient with an ileal pouch), Associate Professor Tim Eglinton (Colorectal Surgeon), and Professor Richard Gearry (Gastroenterologist). It is designed to help ulcerative colitis patients better...

Pouch surgery

"Considering whether to have ileal pouch surgery" is the title of a booklet for ulcerative colitis patients that was recently made in a joint effort between Andrew MacCombie from Crohn´s and Colitis New Zealand (and patient with an ileal pouch), Associate Professor Tim Eglinton (Colorectal Surgeon), and Professor Richard Gearry (Gastroenterologist). It is designed to help ulcerative colitis...

EFCCA Magazine #19 - May 2017

Read: efccamagazine_2_2017_web.pdf