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Meeting Chairs: Patrizia Burra (Italy) and Thomas Berg, EASL Secretary-General (Germany)
12:00–12:05 Introductory remarks Richard Horton
Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet
(United Kingdom)
12:05–12:10 Keynote statement on EU health policy Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
12:10–12:15 Overview of the EASL-Lancet Liver Commission Michael Manns, EASL–Lancet
Commission Co-chair (Germany)
12:15–12:45 Presentations from Commissioners (contributors to the report)
The burden of liver disease in Europe Nick Sheron (United Kingdom)
Children and the power of digital marketing Shira Zelber-Sagi (Israel)
Stigma as a barrier in pathways of liver care Patrizia Carrieri (France)
Primary care hepatology Rachel Pryke (United Kingdom)
A paradigm shift in hepatology Pere Ginès (Spain)
12:45–13:20 Panel discussion: How to move from recommendations to action?
Jeffrey Lazarus, EASL-Lancet Commissioner (Spain) &
Maria Buti, EASL EU Policy Councillor (Spain)
Shlomo Vinker, WONCA (Israel)
Michele Cecchini, OECD (France)
Rachel Halford, WHA (United Kingdom)
13:20–13:35 Q&A from audience
13:35–13:40 Future opportunities of a Lancet Commission Sabine Kleinert, The Lancet (United Kingdom)
13:40–13:45 Closing remarks Tom Hemming Karlsen, EASL–Lancet
Commission Co-chair (Norway)
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