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DAY 1: 14 October 2010

Session I

M. van de Laar – Epidemiology and surveillance…

L. Wiessing – Injecting drug users in Europe…

Session II

G. Dusheiko – Complications and morbidity of viral hepatitis

J. Bruix – Liver cancer: the major complication of viral hepatitis

Session III

A. Zanetti – The worldwide impact of Hepatitis B vaccination

R. Martin – Vaccination programs in the European region: achievements and challenges

M. Carballo – Migrant populations: Barriers for prevention and care

M. Salminen – Screening programmes for hepatitis B and C in European populations

A. Lok – US Proposal to transform response to hepatitis B and C

Keynote speaker: Dr. Nedret Emiroglu, Director a.i., Division of Non-communicable Diseases & Health Promotion, WHO-Europe

Round Table

Scotland – D. Goldberg

Netherlands – I. Veldhuijzen

France – E Delarocque-Astagneau

Italy – D. Prati

DAY 2: 15 October 2010

Session IV

H. Janssen – Hepatitis B is treatable

H. Wedemeyer – Hepatitis C is curable

M. Thursz – Advanced liver diseases are treatable

M. Buti – Treatment is cost effective

G. Esmat – A nation programme for treating chronic HCV in Egypt

M. Cavalieri – The role of EMA and drug approvals for chronic HBV/HCV

Session V

C. Gore – Viral heptatis: A survey of European policies

N. Piorkowsky – Patient self-help in Europe: An ELPA survey

A. Peterie MEP – European intiatives to transform prevention and treatment of HBV and HCV

J. Ryan – EU Public Health Programme on Viral Hepatatis

A. Lönnroth – EU Research Programme on Viral Hepatitis

Dr. M Sprenger, Director ECDC

Dr. Attila Kovács, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Hungary [presentation did not include slides]