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Since its launch, MACC has organised seminars where experts in the field of IBD gave a presentation on a particular topic of particular interest to persons who suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Among the topics treated in these seminars during 2010 were:


- Nutrition and IBD - Adult and Paediatric Perspectives (held on 23rd April, 2010)


- Reproductive Issues and Medicine in IBD (held on 5th November, 2010)


All seminars to date were held at the Medical School Auditorium in Mater Dei Hospital, Msida. More seminars with varied themes are being planned for the future.


On Tuesday 18th May, 2010, MACC celebrated World IBD Day (19th May), with an IBD awareness activity and a poster exhibition in the foyer of Mater Dei Hospital, Msida. During the activity, the Hon. Minister for Health, Elderly and Community Care, Dr Joe Cassar addressed the activity and spoke at length on the need to create more awareness on these conditions. The exhibition was open from the 15th till the 19th May 2010.


On 25th March 2011, MACC held its first Annual General Meeting (AGM). The well attended activity was open to members of the Association including the scientific members of the committee.

On Thursday, 19th May 2011, MACC marked World IBD Day 2011 by holding a display of posters on IBD in the foyer of Mater Dei Hospital from the 18th till the 20th May. The main aim of the display was to increase awareness about these two conditions and to provide help and support to sufferers of IBD. Information leaflets on IBD and MACC were available from the stand.



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