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Summer vacation is in sight.

Date: 07 July 2022  -  Category: General
When you travel, it is useful to have an emergency document with you that states what ITP is and what to do in case of an emergency. There is now an English letter on our website to take with you on a trip, stating w...

Translated website

Date: 01 June 2022  -  Category: General
As a patient association we want to inform as many people as possible about ITP and about how patients experience their ITP. That is why we have had our website translated into English (thanks to Sobi Nederland who ...

PhD degree for David Schmidt

Date: 17 April 2022  -  Category: General
Researcher David Schmidt, who gave a very informative presentation on ITP in children during our contact day at Sanquin in October 2017, will receive his PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) research degree today, 7 April 2022!...

Webinar ITP and UWV

Date: 22 February 2022  -  Category: General
ITP Patients’ Association is in regular contact with UWV (public employee insurance agency in the Netherlands). This concerns, among other things: -The way the agency operates;-The way in which the amount of the bene...

ITP Patient Day Belgium

Date: 09 February 2022  -  Category: General
On Saturday the 23rd of April, Novartis Belgium will organize an ITP Patient Day for Belgian ITP patients. This event is an opportunity for people to meet each other and share their personal ITP stories and experience...

Study of menstruation of women with chronic ITP

Date: 04 February 2022  -  Category: General
Physician-scientist Wobke van Dijk MSc and Prof. Roger Schutgens  MD PhD (Van Creveldkliniek) are working on a study into menstruation of women with chronic ITP. The results of this study will increase knowledge on an...

ITP and seeing a dentist or oral surgeon

Date: 02 February 2022  -  Category: General
With a low platelet count and gums that bleed easily when brushing your teeth, having dental work done by a dentist, oral surgeon, or dental hygienist can be tricky.  What if there’s a bleed during the treatment? Or ...

Measuring fatigue with ITP

Date: 31 January 2022  -  Category: General
Van Creveldkliniek (Utrecht University Medical Centre) has conducted a study into fatigue in 59 patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). In her study, researcher Wobke Van Dijk showed that the Checklist f...

Covid-19 vaccine safe for patients with immune thrombocytopenia

Date: 29 December 2021  -  Category: Covid-19
This was shown by research coordinated by Erasmus Medical Centre. Read more about it here. Haematologist Gerard Jansen of Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam already pre-announced these findings on the contact day hel...

Brochures are available to order on the website

Date: 25 November 2021  -  Category: General
From now on, you can order our brochures on our website, free of charge for members. Non-members will be charged postage only. The information booklet by Amgen for people with ITP and their family and friends is avail...
 

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