ELPA Stakeholders’ Meeting 2022

Every year, ELPA organizes a meeting inviting its major partners and stakeholders in the field of patients’ advocacy in liver diseases. The ELPA Stakeholders’ Meeting 2022 took place on November 18, and it was a great moment of exchange and networking among ELPA members and representatives from many different associations and international organizations.


  • Prof Dr. Aleksander Krag, Vice Secretary EASL
  • Prof Tim Meyer MD D., ILCA President-Elect, Chair of the ILCA Systemic Therapy Guideline Committee
  • Dr Nicole Seguy, Unit lead HIV, Hepatitis, and STI, WHO Europe
  • Dr. Erika Duffell, Principal Expert Hepatitis, ECDC
  • Prof Dr. Rui Tato Marinho, President of the Portuguese Society of Gastroenterology, Director of the National Program for Viral Hepatitis, Ministry of Health
  • Prof Patrizia Burra, Chair of UEG Public Affairs Committee
  • Mrs. Katarina Ossenberg, ACHIEVE Coalition Secretariat
  • Ms. Greet Hendrickx, Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board
  • Mr Roberto Pérez Gayo, C-EHRN
  • Ms. Jessica Hicks, World Hepatitis Alliance
  • Mr Marko Korenjak, ELPA President
  • Dr Teresa Casanovas Taltavul, Coordinator of ELPA Scientific Committee, ELPA Director, the President of ASSCAT (Asociación Catalana de pacientes hepáticos)
  • Ms. Yannoual Koulla, President of Cyprus Liver Patients’ Association, Leader of ELPA NAFLD / NASH group, Republic of Cyprus
  • Dr. Sabela Lens MD, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Liver Unit, Barcelona, Spain
  • Marco Greco, President of the European Patient Forum (EPF)