World IBD Day Video Campaign Already Ongoing

World IBD Day Video Campaign Already Ongoing
World IBD Day is taking place on May 19, and more than 40 different nations throughout the world are already preparing to participate in the celebration. The initiative is organized every year on the same date in order to raise awareness about the burden of both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the two most common types of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The annual event organized by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and the European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) is focused on a global video campaign seeking to engage the maximum number of patients possible among the five million people who suffer from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis worldwide. The idea is to encourage patients to share their experience in a short video under the theme "United We Stand." "Cases of inflammatory bowel diseases are growing at an alarming rate worldwide, including in some of the most impoverished countries in the world," stated the co-chair of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's Patient Education Committee, Raymond Cross in a pr
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  1. Robbie says:

    newly diagnosed with late 2013 still struggling to come to terms with crohn’s.
    could you send me information to make people more awareness of this disease?
    thank you Robbie

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