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EB Health Professional Education Sessions

Dear EB Health Professionals, Please note in your diaries that DEBRA’s next Family Camp and Health Professional Education sessions will be held in Sydney at the Novotel Brighton le Sands from Friday 31 August to Sunday 2 September 2018. The tentative programme is: Friday am: Arrival and time available for ANZEB nurses group to meet [...]

2018-01-16T20:42:36+10:00January 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Australasian College of Dermatology 51st Annual Scientific Meeting

The Australasian College of Dermatology 51st Annual Scientific Meeting is being held in May, 2018 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Queensland. Details are as follows: Event: Australasian College of Dermatology 51st Annual Scientific Meeting Dates: 19 – 22 May 2018 Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, QLD Website: www.acdasm.com Contact [...]

2017-12-26T17:41:40+10:00December 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

EB Researchers Break New Ground With Skin Graft Trial

An international team of researchers has broken new ground with a pioneering skin grafting procedure, reconstructing a fully functional outer skin – or epidermis – for a child suffering from a severe, and often fatal, form of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) – a genetic skin condition that causes constant pain due to unstoppable internal and external [...]

2017-11-14T21:10:14+10:00November 14th, 2017|News|1 Comment

FGX Investment Company Shareholder Presentations and Investment Forum

DEBRA Australia supporter Future Generation Investment Company is pleased to announce its semi-annual Shareholder Presentations and Investment Forum, held in November this year. The Investment Forum will be held in Melbourne on the 30th of November at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Shareholder Presentations will be held in many locations throughout Australia. For all the [...]

2017-11-14T21:45:30+10:00October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Million Dollar Run Raises Over $142,000!

What amazing determination and courage Andrew Biszczak has shown running from Victor Harbor in South Australia to Brisbane over a 4 month period raising over $142,000 (net surplus) for DEBRA. Andrew’s wife Sonia and daughter Tiffany were part of the support crew who helped make it all happen along with a dedicated committee behind the [...]

2017-11-14T21:41:59+10:00October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Family Support Update October 2017

The Family Support committee has been busy over the past few months attending EB clinics and supporting families around the country with essential EB related items. Nina from Melbourne and Tara from Adelaide are two of the many applicants we have recently supported.  Tara has written a lovely thank you letter expressing how much the [...]

2017-10-09T20:39:25+10:00October 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Rare Disease Day 2017

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives.The campaign targets primarily the general public and also seeks to raise awareness amongst policy makers, public [...]

2017-10-09T20:08:46+10:00January 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Whats On In 2017

DEBRA Australia has big plans in 2017. Here are just some of the major events that are happening this year, that we're excited for. Tough Tilly Day 7th January 2017 You can still grab your tickets and head away for a great weekend raising Awareness and funds for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). With some Australian music [...]

2017-10-09T20:08:05+10:00January 6th, 2017|News|1 Comment