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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24.10.2017

THE EASL INTERNATIONAL LIVER FOUNDATION JOINED FORCES FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH THE SAUDI ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LIVER DISEASES AND TRANSPLANTATION SASLT

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.

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24.10.2017

THE EASL INTERNATIONAL LIVER FOUNDATION TO HOLD ITS FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON ELIMINATION OF VIRAL HEPATITIS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN NEW ORLEANS, LA USA

The EASL International Liver Foundation to hold its first international consultative meeting on elimination of viral hepatitis in patients with chronic kidney disease in New Orleans on November 1st 2017. The meeting is the result of a strategic partnership between the Foundation and the European Renal Association

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24.10.2017

THE EASL INTERNATIONAL LIVER FOUNDATION POISED TO INITIATE A NEW COLLABORATION WITH THE EUROPEAN HAEMOPHILIA CONSORTIUM

A new collaboration between the EASL International Liver Foundation and the European Haemophilia Consortium is expected to take place over the coming months. The two organisations held a consultative meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania on Friday, October 6th, 2017.

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