ELPA takes to Twitter for Upcoming Liver Congress – ELPA – European Liver Patients Association

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2012-04-17 09:57

Sint-Truiden, Belgium, Tuesday 17 April 2012: ELPA is delighted to announce it will, for the first time, be utilising the real-time information network Twitter to transmit live updates to its followers from the forthcoming International Liver Congress, organised by the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL ILC 2012) in Barcelona, Spain between 18-22 April, 2012 (https://twitter.com/#!/EASLnews).

Throughout the congress, ELPA will be communicating content from both the scientific programme and its own events via the official ELPA Twitter account, @HepatitisEurope and the using hashtags #LiverPatients and the EASL congress’s official hashtag #ILC2012 (https://twitter.com/#!/hepatitiseurope).

Key announcements relating to the ELPA organisation, its initiatives at the congress and developments concerning the treatment and care of liver disease will be covered.ELPA will also be communicating highlights from its Annual General Meeting on 20 April and policy update sessions, as well as providing coverage of its symposium on 21 April (“You Shall Not Pass!”: Stopping Hepatitis C in Drug Users).

Dr Stanimir Hasurdjiev, Chief Executive of ELPA, concludes: “Twitter is a fundamental source of information for many of those individuals and organisations ELPA represents and, for the first time, we are delighted to be able to share our highlights of the forthcoming EASL Congress in real time – especially as the vast majority will not be able to attend in person.”

You can download the press release here.