Cape – Event Webinar

7 November 2018

The Cape Cystic Fibrosis Association has the pleasure of inviting you to an informative evening with our special guest speaker Dr Michael Anstead from Lexington Kentucky, United States.

Dr Michael Anstead has served as the Director of the adult cystic fibrosis center at the University of Kentucky since 1997. He is recognised for his role in developing macrolide antibiotics as a therapy to slow progression of cystic fibrosis and his innovative approach to antibiotic therapy.

For over 20 years he has assisted with the lung transplant program at the university and has twice served as interim director. He continues his directorship of Paediatric Lung Transplant. He is board certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Paediatrics and holds a fellowship at the American College of Chest Physicians.

Through the University of Kentucky Shoulder to Shoulder Foundation, he is actively involved in their international children’s clinics based in India and Ecuador.

We look forward to seeing you all on the webinar!

 

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AGM 2018 catch up

SACFA AGM 2017

SA Cystic Fibrosis Association (Central Region/Gauteng) held their annual general meeting on Thursday, 18 October 2018

Guest speakers and topics discussed:

  • Dr RL Friedman (ENT surgeon & specialist)
    The nose & sinuses: are they important in CF?
  • Alan Dunn (Chairperson)
    ORKAMBI: update on the status of this drug in SA
  • Dr Cathy Baird, Adult CF specialist at Milpark hospital & Charlotte Maxeke hospital
    Update on CF patient database/registry

CF Golf Challenge 2018

golf-day-sacfa

It’s tee-off time again at the SA Cystic Fibrosis Association (Gauteng) and you are invited! Our golf day is the Association’s flag-ship fund raiser and offers golfers and sponsors a day to socialise and support a worthy cause.

There are a number of ways in which you may participate, so please consider:

  • Arranging a 4 ball
  • Donating prizes
  • Donating items to auction
  • Sponsoring a hole

GET INVOLVED TODAY!

Date: Tuesday, 06 November 2018
Time: First tee-off will be at 11h00 and the last tee-off at 13h00. The evening function starts at around 18h00
Venue: Randpark Golf Club, Bushwillow course
4 Ball: R3 300 (see entry form for all fees and sponsor amounts)
Format: Better ball stableford (2 teams in a fourball, best score of each team counts)

GolfDayTrophy

This trophy donated by Ngwenya Glass could be yours!!

Download entry form Complete and return the entry form to alanfdunn@gmail.com

 

Fees, sponsors or donations can be deposited to
Account Holder: SA Cystic Fibrosis Association (Central Region)
Bank: First National Bank
Branch: Bracken City
Branch Number: 252242
Account Number: 51440060071
Deposit reference: Your name

By supporting our fundraiser you will be helping to ensure the survival of the Johannesburg CF Clinics at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital


947 Cycle Challenge

18 November 2018

The South African Cystic Fibrosis Association invite you this year to join our Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Team and so become involved in out “Cycling 4 CF” public awareness and fund raising campaign.

 

Please have a look at the packages below or in the attached flyer. If you already have a CF Cycling Jersey you will see that there is a reduction of R400 if you decide to use the same jersey as last year. Please note that all packages include registration, race pack collection, pre-race gathering, hospitality tent after the race and a CF memento. If you join the team you may either go off at the team start time or your own seeding if it’s earlier.

 

There are two forms, one quick form for 947 regulars and one more detailed form for 947 first timers.
Packages are the same, but more details are required if you are a first timer or if your medical details have changed.

Quick Register* or Register**

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* Regular Telkom 947 cyclists
** Telkom 947 first-timers or where medical aid details have changed

There are 2 easy steps to join the CF Team:

  • Complete the form
  • Make your payment

Please pay your upfront cash payment into the following CF Association Bank account:
Account Name: SA Cystic Fibrosis Association (Central Region)
Bank: First National Bank
Branch: Bracken City
Branch Number: 252242
Account Number: 51440060071
Deposit reference: Your name

 

Thank you for all your support and best of luck in the cycle race. Happy training!!