Best of EASL - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 29 Sep to 01 Oct, 2016

Inaugural meeting of the Sub Saharan GI-Hepatology Working Group Incorporating Best of AGA and Best of EASL


The Gastroenterology Foundation of South Africa & the Ethiopian Gastroenterology Society introducing the inaugural meeting of the Sub-Saharan GI-Hepatology Working Group incorporating Best of AGA and Best of EASL.

Preliminary programme (subject to change)

Thursday 29 September 2016

  • 09:00               Post-grad training for fellows 
  • 14:00               Capsule (Medtronic) symposium

Friday 30 September 2016:  Best of AGA

Saturday 1 October 2016:  Best of EASL


Programme topics (TBC)

Approach to the cholestatic patient                                                                                  

Standard evaluation of NAFLD                                                                                           

Management of NAFLD                                                                                                                       

NAFLD in Africa – does it differ?                                           

Screening & Staging of HCV                                                                                                 

New treatment options for HCV (EASL guidelines)                                                                         

Chronic hepatitis B: whom to treat and new strategies for finite treatment          

HIV / HBV co-infection in Africa                                                                                         

HCC screening, diagnosis and therapy                                                                              

Screening for portal hypertension in cirrhosis                                                                

Complications of Cirrhosis: Update 2016                                                                                        

Management & treatment-failure of autoimmune & cholestatic liver diseases    

Drug-induced liver injury


For further information , please contact SAGES Secretariat

Karin Fenton | GIT Clinic | Groote Schuur Hospital

Tel: +27-21-404 3062| Fax: +27-21-4470582 | | Gastro Foundation Secretariat |