Article written by Newcastle MEP Jude Kirton-Darling after she met with EASL Scientific Committee member Dr Helen Louise Reeves, other NE hepatologists and EASL EU Director of Public Affairs, Fiona Godfrey in Newcastle, UK, recently.
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EASL and UEG join forces on the occasion of World Digestive Health Day

EASL and UEG join forces on the occasion of World Digestive Health Day by co-organising an event in Brussels.  Taking place on 29th May, the event will be hosted by Karin Kadenbach MEP. Under the umbrella theme of the importance of research into liver cancer and alcohol as a risk factor speakers and participants will discuss the importance of research into liver and digestive diseases.

Key opinion leaders from both EASL and UEG will share their views on the topic, as will representatives from the Commission and the European Liver Patients Association (ELPA).

The joint press statement of EASL and UEG emphasising the importance of prioritising liver disease research can be found below.

Further information regarding the event can be obtained from eupublicaffairs@easloffice.eu.

 


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