20.02.2018

Registration for the 1st Kidney Meets Liver Meeting in Amsterdam on 16th March 2018 is open!

EASL International Liver Foundation and European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association are holding the first Kidney Meets Liver meeting on March 16th 2018 in Amsterdam.

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20.02.2018

EILF NAFLD Policy Review is Launching this month

With an estimated global prevalence of 25%, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a global public health epidemic that is not receiving enough attention. The first step to taking a comprehensive public health response to NAFLD is to review the relevant policies and guidelines in place.

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20.02.2018

New Project alert: Viral Hepatitis Elimination in Migrants

The world is currently experiencing the greatest level of forced displacement that has ever been recorded, and as a result the disease burden profiles in Europe are changing.

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20.02.2018

Update from Pakistan

EILF delegates, Professor Massimo Colombo (EILF Chairman of the Board), Professor Mark Thursz (EILF Board Member), and Professor Mario Mondelli have recently returned from a productive trip to Pakistan.

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20.02.2018

Update from Uzbekistan

The government of Uzbekistan is launching a national program to fight viral hepatitis. To facilitate the implementation of this program the EASL International Liver Foundation was called to bring a group of experts to the country.

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20.02.2018

Liver Cancer Takes Another Life: Susan Lambert and the Heart-Breaking Story of her Fight Against Liver Cancer

In loving memory of his dear wife Sue, Garry Lambert relates the heartbreaking story of her fight against liver cancer.

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20.02.2018

Managing Liver Patients During War: the Syria Catastrophe

I am Nabil Antaki, a gastroenterologist and hepatologist. I live in Aleppo which is the second city in Syria and its economic capital.

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20.02.2018

Advancing Paediatric Hepatology: the Hepatology School in Italy

The hepatology landscape has changed dramatically in the past year. New regimens and ever-higher cure rates for hepatitis C (HCV), an even greater focus on fatty liver disease, and new organ allocation policies and procedures for liver transplantation are among the changes affecting clinical practice.

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20.02.2018

ECHO: the hub & spoke program connecting primary care with expert centres

Earlier this year, the World Health Organization reported that its goal of eliminating viral hepatitis as a global public health threat by 2030 has come well within reach, with 194 governments committed to hepatitis elimination; drastic price reductions in medicines through the use of generics; and effective harm reduction, screening, and treatment approaches currently available.

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20.02.2018

The Changing Scenario of Transmissible Diseases in PWIDs: a Review from Italy

Since its foundation in 1979, San Patrignano has hosted around 20.000 drug addicts, mainly opioid addicts (> 80%), followed by cocaine addicts (35%), with 15% being addicted to both drugs. About 30% were also alcoholics.

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20.02.2018

Alcohol and the Global Alliance for Road Safety: advancing (liver) health from another perspective

Deaths and injuries caused by road traffic crashes are a major public health problem and a leading cause of death and injury around the world. Each year more than 1.3 million people are killed on the world’s roads, and millions more are injured, often with life-changing consequences.

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