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Understanding the burden of Liver Disease – Why Urgent action is needed!

The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

Understanding the burden of Liver Disease – Why Urgent action is needed!

Hosted by Stephen Hughes MEP
Wednesday 20th February 2013 12:30-14:00
European Parliament, Brussels, Members’ Salon

For more information please contact Eva Strouhalova at eva.strouhalova@logos-eu.com

PROGRAMME

Welcome: Grégoire Pavillon, EASL Executive Director, Stephen Hughes, MEP
EASL and Liver Disease: Prof. Mark Thursz, EASL Secretary General
Understanding the Burden of Liver Disease: Prof. Markus Peck, EASL Vice-Secretary
The European Commission and Liver Disease: Patricia Reilly, DG Research - Michaël Huebel, DG Sanco (tbc)
The Burden of Liver Disease: EASL’s in the EU : Prof. Dominique Valla, former EASL EU Policy Councillor
The Burden of Liver Disease: the patient perspective :Tatjana Reic, President of ELPA
Working together to alleviate the burden of chronic Liver Disease: Mariann Skar, Eurocare and Wendy Yared, ECL
Necessary Policy for Alleviating the Burden of Liver Disease: Prof. Patrizia Burra, EASL EU Policy Councillor
Discussion followed by conclusion by Stephen Hughes MEP

Understanding the burden of Liver Disease – Why Urgent action is needed!