06/02/2016 19:09

Children represent 20% of the European population and 100% of Europe's future

Digestive Health in Children at the European Parliament

On 31 May 2016, UEG and ESPGHAN joined forces to promote Digestive health in children at the European Parliament. In a half day meeting, several aspects were discussed, and the need for better European harmonisation of training standards and of greater support for research to support child health was emphasized.


Report on UEG website

from left:

Vula Tsetsi (Secretary General, Green Party), Riccardo Troncone (Chair, ESPGHAN PAC), Michèle Rivasi (Member of the European Parliament), Berthold Koletzko (ESPGHAN Past-President), Gigi Veereman (ESPGHAN Secretary), Sibylle Koletzko (ESPGHAN IBD SIG),  Peter Lakatos (UEG), and Séverine Vermeire (UEG) at the meeting in the European Parliament