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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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ECFS 2020 Digital Conference
24 – 25 Sep 2020 – Register here
6.5km Challenge – National
1 – 31 Oct 2020
My CF journey – Clare Emms
A first chance at life after transplant- Fawn Rogers
Meet our newest contributors to the blog! Twins with a CF link!
Research May Explain Why Different CF Bacteria Infect at Certain Ages
New research unveils why the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa cause sustained infections in younger cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, while the bacteria Burkholderia cepacia complex infects patients as teenagers and adults.
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
These guidelines/FAQ’s regarding CF treatment during COVID-19 have been issued on 26 May 2020 by our SA Medical & Scientific Advisory Committee (MSAC). View it here
A guide for parents and care-givers of children newly diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis
The South African Cystic Fibrosis Consensus Document – Fifth Edition