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Our Vision, Mission, Goals

Our Vision
To prevent and manage liver and gastrointestinal diseases in Egypt
Our Mission
To advance and disseminate the science and practice of hepatology, and gastroenterology and to promote liver health and quality of patient care
Through focusing on training of the Egyptian physicians working in this field and enhancing the research work.
Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepato-Gastroenterology (EARTH) is aiming to be the leading organization of Egyptian scientists and health care professionals committed to preventing and curing liver and gastrointestinal diseases.
We foster research that leads to improved treatment options for millions of liver disease patients over our country.
We aim to advance the science and practice of hepatology and gastroenterology through educational conferences, training programs, professional publications, and partnerships with sister societies all over the world.
EARTH's membership encompasses ALL professionals dedicated to hepatobiliary and gastroenterology practice, patient care and research.
EARTH's core values include mentoring, the sharing of knowledge, and a dedication to professional growth and development.
From meetings and educational events, EARTH’s membership offers a great opportunity to learn from, interact with, and remain in contact with leading professionals in the field.

Special Interest Research Groups

Liver library
Esophageal Diseases
Gastric diseases
Small and large bowel diseases
Pancreato-biliary diseases
Standard endoscopy
Advanced endoscopy

Research interests

EARTH is interested in national and international research in hepatology, gastroenterology and endoscopy.
Main research areas include (but not limited to):

Hepatology

- Viral hepatitides (A, B and C)
- Non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis
- Liver cirrhosis
- Portal hypertension
- Hepatocellualr carcinoma
- Metabolic liver diseases
- Non-alcoholic fatty liver and steatohepatitis

Gastroenterology

- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Dyspepsia
- H. Pylori
- Malabsorption: Celiac disease, lactose intolerance
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Cancer colon
- Cancer stomach

Endoscopy

- Control of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
- ERCP
- EUS
- Characterization of polyps using image enhancement techniques
- Colon cancer screening
- Training in endoscopy
- Endoscopic management of pre-neoplastic lesions

Association Board


Mohamed El Kassas

President

Ahmad Ali

Vice President

Mohamed Hassany

Treasurer

Mohamed Alboraie

Secretary General

Waleed Ahmadi

Executive Committee Member

Adel Ahmed Hassan

Chair of Public affairs committee

Ebada Mohammed

Chair of Membership committee

Ehab Fawzi

Chair of Research committee

Mohamed El-Badry

Chair of Training committee

Yasser Mahrous

Chair of Scientific committee

Aisha Elsharkawy

Chair of International relations committee

Annual Conferences


The 3rd Annual Conference of the Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepato-Gastroenterology (EARTH 2020)

25 - 26 June 2020

Grand Nile Tower - Cairo, Egypt

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Association Committee

Scientific committee

Chair: Prof. Yasser Mahrous

Members
Prof. Mohamed El Kassas
Prof. Ahmed Ali Gomaa
Prof. Ihab Fawzy
Prof. Adel Hassan
Prof. Waleed Ahmadi

Membership committee

Chair: Prof. Ebada Saeed

Members
Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

Research committee

Chair: Prof. Ihab Fawzy

Members
Prof. Adel Hassan
DR. Mohamed Hassany
Dr. Mohamed Alboraie
Prof. Yasser Mahrous
Prof. Mohamed El Kassas

Training committee

Chair: Dr. Mohamed Elbadry

Members
DR. Mohamed Hassany
Prof. Ahmed Ali Gomaa
Prof. Ihab Fawzy

International relations committee

Chair: Aisha Elsharkawy

Members
Prof. Yasser Mahrous
Prof. Waleed Ahmadi
Dr. Mohamed Elbadry
Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

Journals and publications committee

Members
Prof. Ebada Saeed
DR. Mohamed Hassany
Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

Public affairs committee

Chair: Prof. Adel Hassan

Members
Prof. Mohamed El Kassas
DR. Mohamed Hassany
Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

Association Location

http://earth-eg.org