Patient Education Events

2024 Events

Eating During the Holidays with IBD

March 2024

SAIA and Nutritional Therapy for IBD are proud to partner on this important talk titled Eating During the Holidays with IBD: A Cultural Focus!

Management of Fistula in IBD

February 2024

SAIA is excited to present the latest edition of our patient education program titled “Management of Fistula in IBD”.

2023 Events

Family Matters: How to Support a Loved One with IBD

December 2023

This Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week, SAIA is proud to partner with Pfizer on this important educational event, “Family Matters: How to Support Your Loved Ones with IBD”.

Shattering the Stigma: Ostomies are Lifesavers

October 2023

In honor of Ostomy Awareness Day, SAIA leader, Dr. Neil Nandi (IBD specialist from Penn Medicine, US), moderates a robust discussion on #SouthAsian cultural considerations of life with an #ostomy on FB Live: “Shattering the Stigma: Ostomies are Lifesavers.”

Medications for the Treatment of IBD

June 2023

Calling all patients & caregivers! Have you ever wondered when the right time is to be prescribed #biologics or advanced therapies for #IBD? Or wanted to understand side effect profiles of these medications? If so, this talk is for you!

Observing Ramadan with IBD

March 2023

As Ramadan approaches, SAIA in partnership with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and Improve Care Now is proud to bring to you this very important patient-clinician collaborative event on Observing Ramadan with #IBD!

2022 Events

Caregiving with IBD: Virtual Support Meetup

November 2022

Are you a caregiver for an IBD patient? Are you an IBD patient who is also a caregiver? If so, this event is for you!!

Family Planning with IBD: Patient Education Event

October 2022

Family planning and pregnancy with IBD are such important and intimate topics that aren’t talked about much in the South Asian IBD community. To address these concerns, SAIA brings you an important discussion titled “Family Planning with IBD.”

Higher Education with IBD: Achieving Your Dreams: Patient Education Event

August 2022

Have you ever been afraid that an IBD diagnosis may not allow for higher education? To help meet this need for our South Asian IBD community, this August, South Asian IBD Alliance joins forces with Improve Care Now to talk more about these challenges and allay any fears.

Guts UK Charity-SAIA-Chronically Brown Collaborative Webinar “Bowel Habits: When to Seek Help”

July 2022

Guts UK Charity-SAIA-Chronically Brown Collaborative Webinar “Bowel Habits: When to Seek Help”

Yashoda Hospital-SAIA Conference: IBD Update 2022

July 2022

Yashoda Hospital and SAIA presented South Asia’s first-ever patient-clinician collaborative IBD conference, IBD Update 2022. The American College of Gastroenterology and the Colitis and Crohn’s Foundation, India endorsed this hybrid conference.

LGBTQIA+ Intersectionality in IBD

July 2022

Watch our panel discussing LGBTQIA+ Intersectionality in IBD.

Pediatric IBD Management

April 2022

Watch our panel discussing Pediatric IBD Management.

Colorectal Cancer & IBD

March 2022

Watch our panel discussing Colorectal Cancer & IBD.

Global Perspectives on Covid & IBD

March 2022

Watch our panel discussing Global Perspectives on Covid & IBD.

Sexuality & Intimacy in IBD

February 2022

Watch our panel discussing Sexuality & Intimacy in IBD.

2021 Events

Malnutrition in IBD

November 2021

Watch our panel discussing Malnutrition in IBD: Moving Health Forward with Prevention and Treatment.

World Ostomy Day 2021

October 2021

Watch our panel discussing Word Ostomy Day.