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Japan   Information in Japanese about Behcet's

For the Japanese speaking members, this may be of interest to you!
The Japan Behcet's Foundation is well established, with regional branches all over the country. They are supported by doctors and the Japanese Health Ministry. They hold many local events, with one all-Japan seminar a year. This is their only web site at the moment, run by the Osaka branch. It is extremely informative, if you know Japanese, with links to many interesting doctors' lectures. Some English should be available soon

France   Information in French about Behcet's
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Italy   Information in Italian about Behcet's
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Information in Korean about Behcet'sKorean Version
For the Korean speaking members, this may be of interest to you!
The Korean BD Association is very young but determined, and will only be formally established soon. It is run by patients striving to help each other. Their web site has a lot of information in Korean and some English, and they continually work to improve it. Look for new stuff as it becomes available

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