Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Macedonia

We head to Skopje, Macedonia to open up the second week of Cystic Fibrosis Around the World. Macedonia is a landlocked country located in the Balkans, just north of Greece. It is a relatively young country as it gained its independence from the dissolution of Yugoslavia in the early 90’s. Somewhat of a language barrier...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Canada

We head to our second commonwealth country, Canada, to wrap up the first week of Cystic Fibrosis Around the World. A study comparing cystic fibrosis outcomes in Canada and the US was one of my motivations in starting this project, so I wanted to talk to a few of my northern neighbors. Today you’ll meet Amanda Turkiewicz,...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Israel

Cystic Fibrosis Around the World heads to the Middle East to learn about CF care in Israel. Israel, Anonymous teenager living with CF (completed interview with help from a parent). About how many people in your country have cystic fibrosis? 600 Do people in your country know what CF is? Many have heard of the...
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Cystic Fibrosis Around the World: Russia

Cystic Fibrosis Around the World takes us to Russia today. Please note that the brackets [] indicate an edit I made for spelling or language.  Moscow, Russia – Anna 6 years old living with cystic fibrosis (parent completed interview) About how many people in your country have cystic fibrosis? In 2015 officially 2916 patients were...
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