New release: EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C, 2014, available online by Friday 11 April at 12:00.
Now available from the European Chronic Disease Alliance for the EU conference
iLiver now is Spanish!
EASL CPGs Now translated in four languages
Now 3592 members from 103 countries
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the main causes of chronic liver disease worldwide. The long-term impact of HCV infection is highly variable, ranging from minimal histological changes to extensive fibrosis and cirrhosis with or without hepatocellular carcinoma [...] Read more
The EU is holding a chronic disease summit on Thursday April 3rd, 2014. EASL is taking part by holding a side event at the meeting, "Putting Liver Disease at the Heart of EU Chronic Disease Policy" and we have also partnered with 11 other medical societies who are members of the [...] Read more
EASL has joined 9 other European medical societies, patients groups and public health organisations to call for a stronger written resolution on alcohol in the European Parliament. The Environment and Health Committee rejected a series of amendments on labelling, advertising and [...] Read more
EASL EU Public Affairs
Five EU medical societies and health NGOs, including EASL, have written to the European Commission calling for the Science Group of the European Alcohol and Health Forum to be strengthened. The Group was originally set up to provide expert research and analysis to the Forum but [...] Read more
EC Europa
Following the recent Swiss referendum on free movement the EU Commission has suspended negotiations with Switzerland on a range of issues, including research collaboration. Prior to the referendum Switzerland had been expected to sign an agreement to take part in the Horizon [...] Read more
European Parliament Votes for a New EU Programme on Public Health The EU Parliament has voted to adopt a new programme on public health to run from 2014 to 2020. The programme will concentrate on four main priorities: Disease prevention, especially of those diseases [...] Read more
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Today, Feb 4, is World Cancer Day! And to mark this occasion the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have published a press release calling for more prevention measures, including on alcohol and consumption of sugary beverages. The importance of hepatitis B [...] Read more
Brussels, 21st January, 2014 – EASL (the European Association for the Study of the Liver), ELPA (the European Liver Patients’ Association), Correlation Network Hepatitis C, and UEG (United European Gastroenterology) joined forces to call for MEPs to show their support [...] Read more
Eurpean Parliament/News
The EU’s new Erasmust+ programme, which will fund grants for students, teachers, trainers and apprentices to study abroad in the EU, was approved by the European Parliament on Tuesday. Youth leaders, volunteers and young sportsmen and women will also be eligible. A new guarantee [...] Read more
EASL, Journal of Hepatology
We are proud to announce that the Journal of Hepatology is now available as an iPad application. This new iPad edition, available in Apple’s Newsstand, combines the clarity and content from the printed version with the various online features present in the Journal of [...] Read more