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Cystic Fibrosis (CF), is an inherited genetic disease that affects a number of organs in the body, primarily the lungs and pancreas by clogging them with thick and sticky mucus.

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27 May 2020

Add to calendar94.7 Cycle 4 CF – Gauteng
15 Nov 2020

MYSCHOOL

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EVENTS & NEWS

27 May 2020

Let’s make an early start and get the schools and companies to book this event and participate. Let’s create a lot of awareness and raise funds at the same time!!

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Powerful antibiotic discovered using artificial inteligence

A powerful antibiotic that kills some of the most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria in the world has been discovered using artificial intelligence. The drug works in a different way to existing antibacterials. “I think this is one of the more powerful antibiotics that has been discovered to date,” added James Collins, a bioengineer on the team. Read more

REGISTRY PROJECT

Health professionals are teaming up with the SA cystic Fibrosis Association (SACFA) to establish a registry (or database) of people living with CF in SA. Please ask your doctor or CF clinic at your next checkup about how to sign up to the CF registry if you wish to participate. For more information click here

HELPFUL DOWNLOADS

Finding Out

 

A guide for parents and care-givers of children newly diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis

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The South African Cystic Fibrosis Consensus Document – Fifth Edition

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