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Despite no specific mention of liver disease, this is a huge part of the Horizon 2020 agenda so research projects linking liver disease to diabetes or retinal disease should be considered. Read more....
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2014-07-09
Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)
There is nothing so far in IMI for liver disease but it is a really big piece of the Horizon 2020 research agenda so it would be good if we could put a link on this on our social media sites. Maybe one of our members will have a research idea that links liver disease with [...] Read more
2014-07-03
Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
The Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union has published its 2014 health priorities including; cancer, vaccines, a review of measures regulating the prices of medicinal products and a wide ranging reflection on health in the Mediterranean area.  The intention is [...] Read more
2014-06-24
European Parliament Register
Question for written answer E-005504/2014 to the Commission Rule 117 Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris (PPE) Subject: Low profile of liver diseases According to some estimates, liver diseases, and cirrhosis of the liver in particular, are extremely costly in terms of human [...] Read more
2014-06-20
European Parliament Register
Source: European Parliament Register Subject: Answer to a written question on Medicines and side effects on the liver Date published: June 20 2014 Question for written answer E-005505/2014 to the Commission Rule 117 Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris (PPE) Subject: [...] Read more
2014-06-20
EC DG Research
EU-funded researchers are identifying and treating patients with Hepatitis B virus (HBV) in West Africa with the aim of reducing their risk of dying from liver cancer. The researchers are also developing a new test to identify those with liver cancer, so treatment can be given [...] Read more
2014-06-19
WHO
A series of policy briefs that describe practical actions to address health inequities, especially in relation to tobacco, alcohol, obesity and injury: http://www.euro.who.int/en/data-and-evidence/equity-in-health-project/policy-briefs Read more
2014-06-13
WHO, EASL
EASL took part in the first WHO global partners' meeting on hepatitis in March 2014 where participants agreed on a historic call to action to scale up the global hepatitis response. The call to action presses the global community for immediate and concerted action to increase [...] Read more
2014-06-13
EU Commission, EU Public Health Agency CHAFEA
The EU Commission has just launched its first calls for proposals for projects in the new PH programme. Could the following text and link be placed on the website/social media etc to alert members. The EU Public Health Agency, CHAFEA, has now launched its first calls for [...] Read more
2014-06-12
EASL
EASL held a side event at the EU Summit on Chronic Disease in Brussels on 3 April. Entitled, “Putting Liver Disease at the Heart of EU Chronic Disease policy.” Four speakers from the medical and patient communities gave an overview of the current burden of liver disease in the [...] Read more
2014-06-06
DG Sanco
a new call from DG Sanco for projects on diet and nutrition in the early years and ageing population. It might be of interest to our members who are working on NAFLD. DG Sanco has launched a call for proposals for projects on healthy diets in the early years and ageing [...] Read more