Health care organisations

We collaborate with several associations originating from the healthcare sector where often professionals work for improved conditions for people with celiac disease.

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European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN)

ESPGHAN's aim is to promote the health of children through knowledge creation, the dissemination of science based information, the promotion of best practice in the delivery of care and the provision of high quality education in Europe and beyond.

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European Society for Study of Coeliac Disease (ESsCD)

The European Society for Study of Celiac Disease was founded in October 2015 during United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week. The first president is Prof Chris Mulder of Amsterdam.

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International Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (ISSCD)

The ISSCD is a non-profit organisation of professionals working in the field of coeliac disease and gluten-mediated human disease.

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European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) is a non-profit organization. It focuses on reducing health inequalities and fostering sustainable European policies that prioritize people's health. EPHA works by advocating for stronger public health measures, influencing European policies, and engaging with various stakeholders, including governments, NGOs, and the public.

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United European Gastroenterology (UEG)

United European Gastroenterology (UEG) is a professional organization that represents and supports specialists in gastroenterology across Europe. UEG focuses on advancing research, education, and clinical standards in the fields of digestive health. It organizes training, conferences, and public awareness campaigns, and also advocates for policy improvements to enhance patient care and gastrointestinal health outcomes.

AOECS and UEG engage with each other primarily through collaborative efforts that focus on enhancing the understanding and management of coeliac disease, a key area within gastroenterology.

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