Systemic Sclerosis World Congress
The Systemic Sclerosis World Congress is hosted by The World Scleroderma Foundation, and takes place every second year in differing locations.
The Systemic Sclerosis World Congress is for both Health Care Professionals and patients, and aims to raise awareness and share knowledge and insights around the rare disease scleroderma, which is also known as systemic sclerosis. FESCA runs the congress Patient Program, consisting of interactive sessions of lectures and discussions between doctors and medical staff and patients.
Systemic Sclerosis World Congress news:
The congress was an opportunity for doctors, healthcare professionals and patients to gather, share and present new medical findings, research and results.
The sessions in the auditorium were recorded, and we are happy to share those with you.
A men-only group encourages male patients to speak about different scleroderma-related issues happening in their lives.
The Third World Systemic Sclerosis Congress was held in Rome from 6-8 February 2014, and an audience with the Pope preceded it for people with scleroderma.
Pope Francis lays hands in blessing on FESCA Scleroderma Patients at audience in Rome.
FESCA, Federation of European Scleroderma Associations aisbl, encourages and undertake surveys, research projects and clinical trials related to the systemic sclerosis disease, and the publication of the results of any such research.
FESCA is always looking for better therapies. This is why we are partners with many different pharma companies. Pay our Scleroderma projects section a visit, and learn more about scleroderma research projects we're involved in.