The Mukoviszidose e.V., the German CF association, speaks for the CF patients, their families, the CF clinicians and non-medical therapists in Germany. The Mukoviszidose e.V. wants to empower persons with CF and their families to lead a life according to their own wishes and ideas in spite of CF. Thus the Mukoviszidose e.V. offers advice, information and, in case of financial gaps related to CF, financial support to affected families. The Mukoviszidose e.V. strives for an improvement of CF therapy and enhances CF targeted research. One of the Mukoviszidose e.V.' s most important goals is to ensure a complete financing of all German CF clinics by the German health insurances. Furthermore the Mukoviszidose e.V. advocates the CF patients' interests towards decision makers in policy, the public health system, and economy.