Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Turkey

Thanks again to CF Europe for helping secure this week’s interview! Istanbul, Turkey, 11-year-old living with cystic fibrosis (interview completed with help from parent) About how many people in your country have cystic fibrosisThere are about 3500 patients registered, but the actual figure is estimated to be much higher.  Do people in your country know...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Portugal

Another thanks to CF Europe for the help with this week’s interview! Lisbon, Portugal, 4-year-old girl living with cystic fibrosis (interview completed by parent) About how many people in your country have cystic fibrosis? In Portugal, there are currently around 400 people with CF. Do people in your country know what CF is?I believe that...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Finland

After a lengthy pause, Cystic Fibrosis Around the World returns with some help thanks to our friends at CF Europe. Cystic Fibrosis Around the World is the longest standing series on the blog. It started in the beginning of 2017 with the goal of showing our mostly North American audience how CF is cared for...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Italy

We head back to Europe for this installment of Cystic Fibrosis Around the World. Today we meet Clara, she is 16 years old living with cystic fibrosis and heading towards the transplant list. Clara offers fantastic commentary for the state of things for people with CF living in Italy. [brackets indicate an edit for translation]...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World – Pakistan

Cystic Fibrosis Around the World continues with an interview from Pakistan! I’d like to give a special shout out to the Middle East Cystic Fibrosis Association for helping out with this project! The MECFA has played a significant role in connecting me with patients from the Middle East so that we can share more and...
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