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DEBRA News: July 2020

DEBRA Guest Blog: World Friendship Day

30 July 2020

World Friendship Day, also known as International Day of Friendship, takes place on Thursday, 30th July. We asked our Members to share stories of their best friends and to give a special shout out to those who make a difference. DEBRA Member, Gemma Jaega, tells us how two of her friends have supported her.

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DEBRA Guest Blog: Professor John Marshall discuss​es research into EB Cancer

29 July 2020

Watch John Marshall, Professor of Tumour Biology at Barts Cancer Institute and Co-Chair of the DEBRA International Medical and Scientific Advisory Panel (MSAP) discuss advances in research in EB over the last two decades.

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DEBRA Blog: Looking after yourself during the pandemic – life with EB

23 July 2020

DEBRA Ambassador, Heather Bailey tells us her story of living with EB during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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National Lottery Community Fund awards DEBRA £46k grant

21 July 2020

The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded DEBRA £46k as part of an ongoing package of measures to help vulnerable communities respond to the impact of COVID-19.

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DEBRA Blog: DEBRA Golf is Back by Steve Rider, TV sports personality and DEBRA Golf Society Vice-President

17 July 2020

The DEBRA Golf Society organises around 16 golf days every year which provide a significant source of funds for DEBRA as well as a great way of introducing new people to the charity. We were due to start our 2020 schedule on 8 April at Hankley Common Golf Club in Surrey, but sadly COVID-19 got in our way. Great news, however! DEBRA golf is back today on Ferndown and everyone is eager to tee off…

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