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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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 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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ITP Convention 2018 - Roundup

We recently held our Annual ITP Patients Convention, this time, following requests from members we took the Convention to the beautiful City of Chester and its historic racecourse in the North West of the Country.

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Putting people with inherited and acquired bleeding disorders at the heart of multidisciplinary research. The official Top 10 research priorities:

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Derek Elston, trustee of the ITP Support Association, tells PharmaTimes about his experiences of being diagnosed and living with the rare bleeding disorder

How were you diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and what were your symptoms?

I was first diagnosed in 1993 with ITP after working in the Far East for 14 months. At the end I was fairly shattered both with the intensity of the work and commuting regularly. After about four weeks, I decided to visit the doctor. He took a sample of blood.

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Speakers Presentation Slides from the 2018 ITP Support Association Convention

The Speakers Presentation slides from the recent ITP Support Annual Convention (held in Chester) are now availbale to view. All slides are in PDF format.

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Speakers Presentation Slides from the 2018 ITP International Global Alliance Meeting

The 2018 ITP International Global Alliance meeting was hosted by the ITP Support Association UK and organised by the ITP Support Assocation (United Kingdom) and the Platelet Disorder Support Association (USA), the meeting was held in Chester.

Speakers presetnation slides will be posted here as they become availbale. All slides are in PDF format. The Presentation Slides are the copyright of the individual speakers, the slides are for viewing only, copying and printing is restricted.

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