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6th IBD Africa / South African Gastroenterology Society

IBD Patient Meeting
17 August 2019

IBD Africa has been tracking the number of new patients diagnosed with IBD every year since 1970. This graph from the Cape Town southern suburbs shows a steady increase in new patients every year.

IBD Africa IBD Patient Meeting

August 2018

IBD Africa Patient Stories

IBD Africa presents a South African video series about living with IBD. For the first time South African IBD patients have a voice and get to speak about their journey with IBD . This video will be launched at the IBD Africa Patient Meeting on Saturday 17th August 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.