An overview of news, press releases and relevant images about EASL events and the International Liver Congress, 2013 Amsterdam. A newsroom designed to keep you up-to-date on all EASL Press Office Activities.
The first European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm is being held on the week of 13th May in Brussels. The aim of the week is to raise awareness among EU policy makers of the harms caused by alcohol and the need for an integrated approach to tackle them.
The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) has joined other members of the European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) in signing an Open Letter to President Barroso. The letter expresses ECDA’s concern over the lack of political will from the leadership of the European Union with regards to chronic diseases.
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The Hepatology world witnesses a revolution in online education with the release of the spectacular LiverTree™, the official eLearning Portal of the European Association for the Study of the Liver.
LiverTree™ is a one stop educational website featuring the most advanced [...]
Donated livers can survive for at least a day outside the body thanks to a new device which keeps the organ ticking over as if it hadn't been removed. The machine is likely to more than double the availability of livers for transplant.
The device was unveiled today in London [...]
Geneva, 13th March 2013 --- According to WHO, liver cirrhosis accounts for 1.8% (i.e. 170,000) of all deaths in Europe. In recent years liver cirrhosis has become a serious health threat in some Western European countries such as Ireland and the United Kingdom, where over the [...]
The World Gastroenterology Organisation declared hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to be the major health issue on which it will focus in 2013. HCC is the number five cause of death worldwide and the number three cause of cancer deaths worldwide, with approximately 625,000 new [...]
The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) has acquired an asset of 11.11% of MULTIWEBCAST (known as THE MULTILEARNING GROUP) to enhance the level of online educational material generated by the MULTILEARNING GROUP for EASL since 2005.
Through this investment, [...]
London today underlined its position as one of the world’s leading locations for events and conferences with the decision by one of Europe’s leading medical associations, EASL, to stage its 2014 conference at ExCeL London, 3-miles from the Olympic Park. The five day event is [...]
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, EASL calls on the United Nations to join the effort to tackle viral hepatitisGeneva, 28th July 2012 – Marking World Hepatitis Day, the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) calls on the different organizations which make [...]