The intercontinental partnership of ITP patient support organizations committed to education, awareness and establishing a global voice for immune thrombocytopenia patients.

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Global ITP Awareness Week

September 20-24, 2021

6th Annual Global Event

Since the 2010 designation of September as National ITP Awareness Month in the United States, immune thrombocytopenia patients and support organizations 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.

In 2016, these organizations united as the International ITP Alliance to create a global voice for ITP patients and invite you to join the week-long celebration again this year to create a deeper understanding of ITP around the world.

As you join the global movement and paint social media purple this September, don’t forget to use #ITPaware and #global4ITP!
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On Thursday, July 25th 2019, 18 delegates from 12 countries attended the 3rd International ITP Alliance Meeting at the Fairmont Washington, DC Hotel. In addition to updates from Alliance Ambassadors from around the world, the symposium included sessions about the ITP Registry, working with industry partners, the development of and capacity building. Representatives from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States attended the full-day meeting. Members of the Alliance also attended ITP Conference 2019 (hosted by the Platelet Disorder Support Association) from July 26-28, 2019.

The International ITP Alliance would like to thank our Platinum Symposium Sponsors Argenx, Momenta, Novartis and UCB, our Gold Symposium Sponsor Amgen and Silver Symposium Sponsor Rigel for making this outstanding meeting possible.

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