Global ITP Awareness Week - September 23-27, 2019.  Individuals from around the world will join together to promote public awareness of immune thrombocytopenia and share their ITP Warrior stories in their fight against ITP.

Since the 2010 designation of September as National ITP Awareness Month in the United States of America, immune thrombocytopenia patients and support organisations from around the world have celebrated the month with awareness-raising events and Sport Purple for Platelets Day (the last Friday of September) to promote public awareness for the most common autoimmune bleeding disorder unknown to most - ITP.

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New Medical Advisor – Dr. Gerard Crotty

Dr. Gerard Crotty

I am pleased to announce that we have a new Medical Advisor joining our long list of ITP experts, a big welcome to Dr. Gerard Crotty, Consultant Haematologist with the Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland. Some of you will recall Dr. Crotty supported the Association at its ITP Patient Day in Dublin earlier in the year.

The September edition of the New Look Platelet is available online

The September 2019 edition of the New Look Platelet is now available to download from the members area of the website, if you have not yet joined the ITP Support Association click here. The print version is currently at the printers and will be on its way shortly.The September 2019 issue of the Platelet contains all the usual favourites and more, including the latest news from around the world of ITP. Plus the latest dates of the Local ITP Support Group Meetings that are taking place around the country.

To read this and previous editions of the Platelet go to the members area of the website.

FIRST IRISH PATIENT DAY IN MORE THAN A DECADE FOR RARE BLOOD CONDITION

On 13 April 2019, immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) patients from around Ireland, were welcomed to the ITP Support Association Patient Day in Dublin supported by Novartis. Chaired by Mr. Mervyn Morgan (Chief Executive of ITP Support Association), the meeting provided patients with an opportunity to discuss their experience of ITP with other patients and to learn about their disease from experts in the field.

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June 25, 2019
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-Company Intends to Partner for the European Commercialization of DOPTELETDURHAM, N.C., June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOVA), a pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing drug candidates for diseases where there is a high unmet need,

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First Meeting of the Scotland ITP Local Support Group

The first meeting of the Scotland ITP Local Support Group was held on 6th June 2019 in Edinburgh, a big thank you to everyone who attended.

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ITP Support Association Christmas Cards

Yes, we know its only early summer but we have already had a number of requests from people asking when will our Christmas Cards be available, well, here they are. To order go to the ITP Shop, click here >>>>>

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First Meeting of the West Sussex ITP Support Group

The first meeting of the West Sussex ITP Support Group took place recently in Chichester, details of the next meeting are available at Local Support Group Meetings

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First Meeting of the Nottinghamshire ITP Support Group

The first meeting of the Nottinghamshire ITP Support Group took place recently in Chichester, details of the next meeting are available at Local Support Group Meetings

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ITP Patient Day - Dublin 13th April 2019

We are pleased to announce that the ITP Patient Day held in Dublin on Saturday 13th Aptil in association with Novartis Ireland was a fantastic success. The full report from the Patient Day is availbale here >>>

In addition we must also say a big thank you to our speakers: 

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