Home HCFA TEAM February 15, 2023

Cystic Fibrosis
The most common inherited disease

1 in 2,000-2,500 children are born each year with Cystic Fibrosis. A multisystemic disease with a low survival rate, mainly affecting the lungs and pancreas. In Greece, more than 500,000 people are healthy carriers of the disease, while worldwide Cystic Fibrosis affects more than 88,000 people.

The areas of our actions

Defending patients' rights
Empowering patients and carers
Strengthening monitoring centres
Access to medicines & innovative treatments
Lung transplant support
Information for health professionals
Promote research
Cooperation with institutions
Disease prevention & early diagnosis
Public information and awareness raising

Prix Galien Greece 2021

We were awarded the Prix Galien Greece 2021 for the launch of early access for Greek patients with Cystic Fibrosis to the revolutionary treatment that “freezes” the disease!

Helpline Helpline
"Unlimited Breath"

The first Psychosocial Support Line & Information on Cystic Fibrosis in Greece
Our team is here to guide you and answer any questions you may have about the most common inherited disease. Call us at 2110-13770 every Tuesday: 11.00-15.00, Wednesday & Thursday: 15.00-19.00 or email us at helpline@cysticfibrosis.gr or chat with us live in the website chatbox and on social media.

Secret Mission K.I.

The first interactive children’s book on Cystic Fibrosis in Greece

For young and old patients, their caregivers, and anyone who wishes to unravel the mystery of the disease and unlock its secrets.

Carriers of the disease in Greece
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Life with Cystic Fibrosis

Patients and their families share their experiences, their concerns, their thoughts and the challenges they face in their daily lives, the good days and the difficult moments.

Are you a Cystic Fibrosis patient or a carer, relative, friend and want to share your story?

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The website was rebuilt with the kind support of the companies Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Chiesi Hellas