Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Lead Video Campaign For World IBD Day

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Lead Video Campaign For World IBD Day
May 19th marked World IBD Day, and to honor the occasion, The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and the European Federation of Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA), released over 70 videos with stories of people suffering with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The initiative is part of a global video campaign calling for every patient to share their story through a short video posted with the #UnitedWeStand2015 hashtag. Almost 40 countries joined the campaign and the videos can be found on YouTube. The videos are also available on the World IBD Day website (www.worldibdday.org). "It's wonderful to see so many countries coming together in an effort to raise awareness for these devastating diseases. Social media and the universal appeal of videos, makes this an easy way for everyone to connect and get involved no matter where they are located," said Richard Geswell, CEO and President of CCFA. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory diseases of both the colon and the small intestine, and the more common types are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. There are 
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