The symposium took place during the International Liver CongressTM in Vienna on 25th of April 2015. This International Liver congress 2015 also marks the 10-‐years anniversary of the European Liver Patients Association (ELPA). ELPA has cooperated closely in the past 10 years with EASL and other professional bodies in our effort to harmonize the situation across Europe.
Exciting progress has been made in finding efficient treatments for hepatitis C. From a medical viewpoint, cure of chronic hepatitis C is becoming… Read more
Tatjana Reic, President of ELPA – Opening session
Stefan Wiktor MD, WHO – Addressing the global burden of viral hepatitis infection
Karsten Wursthorn and Jorg Petersen – Hepatitis B in the Past and the Future – Out of the Shadow of HCV?
Saturday 25th April 2015, 11:15 – 13:15
More information on ILC 2015:
Chair: Prof. Heiner Wedemeyer MD
10 Years ELPA
- Tatjana Reic, President of ELPA
Addressing the Global Burden of Viral Hepatitis Infection
From Public Health to Policy
- Ricardo Baptiste Leite MD, MP Portugal
HCV 10 Years of Drug Development – 10 Years to Access? The Role of the Patients
A doctor and a patient: my experience of living and working with HCV
- Peter Ferenci MD, Austria
Hepatitis B in the Past and the Future – Out of the Shadow of HCV?
- Jörg Petersen MD, Germany
Therapy of PBC, PSC and AIH – Past and Future
- Ulrich Beuers MD, The Netherlands
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease