The EASL International Liver Foundation joined forces for the first time with the Saudi Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and Transplantation SASLT in a common educational initiative which took place in Jeddah, Kingdom Saudi Arabia on September 29th, 2017. The meeting produced lively interactive scientific discussions between experts from Saudi Arabia and Europe on a variety of liver diseases.
The Foundation’s delegation included Chairman Prof. Massimo Colombo, EASL Vice Secretary-General Prof. Frank Tacke, Prof. Graham Foster and Prof. Ulrich Beuers. The meeting came as a follow-up to an earlier consultative meeting organized by the Foundation in Paris earlier last year on addressing liver diseases in the Middle East North Africa region.
“The level of scientific exchange was excellent and we definitely expect to see the collaboration with experts from Saudi Arabia to increase over the coming years” said the Foundation’s Chairman Prof. Massimo Colombo.