Press Releases – ELPA – European Liver Patients Association


25th May 2009. The EU must take a leading role in the fight against liver disease, argues Prof. Dominique-Charles Valla (EASL), in European Parliament Magazine: “Despite alarming trends, liver disease remains widely neglected in Europe”… [read more]

World Hepatitis Day on 19th May: “Are you number 12?” – Report in PARLIAMENTMAGAZINE by EU parliament

2009-05-11. One in 12 people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B or C, including more than 23 million people in Europe.

Shockingly, up to 90 per cent of them are not even aware of their infection. Currently, there is no systematic approach to tackle this health threat across Europe. Cross-border cooperation is essential in halting the spread of viral hepatitis, says Nadine Piorkowsky… [read more]