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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):


- 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


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


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

Association Board

Yasser Fouad


Ebada Mohammed

Vice President

Mohamed Hassany


Mohamed Alboraie

Secretary General

Waleed Ahmadi

Executive Board Member

Adel Ahmed Hassan

Executive Board Member

Mohamed El Kassas

Executive Board Member

Ahmad Ali

Executive Board Member

Ehab Fawzi

Executive Board Member

Mohamed El-Badry

Executive Board Member

Aisha Elsharkawy

Executive Board Member

Sherif Abd Elsalam

Executive Board Member

Amr El Fouly

Executive Board Member


Annual Conferences

The 7th Annual Conference (GUT HEALTH ACROSS BORDERS)

04 - 05 Jul 2024

Grand Nile Tower - Cairo, Egypt


Journal & publication

Dear Members:

It’s our pleasure to announce the collaboration with Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepatogastroenterology and Bentham Science

Bentham Science is a science, technology, and medical publisher, providing academic researchers and industrial professionals with the latest information in diverse fields of science and technology. Bentham Science peer-reviewed scholarly journals and books have an ever-increasing readership of millions of researchers worldwide.

Agreement guarantees to EARTH members to publish their articles for free in The International Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Diseases after peer reviews.

Journal Links:

• The International Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Diseases:

To publish in the journal, please update your membership status and send us an email (

Best regards 




Association Committee

Scientific committee

Chair: Prof. Yasser Fouad

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

Membership committee

Chair: Prof. Ebada Saeed

Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

Research committee

Chair: Prof. Ihab Fawzy

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

Training committee

Chair: Dr. Mohamed Elbadry

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

International relations committee

Chair: Aisha Elsharkawy

Prof. Yasser Fouad
Prof. Waleed Ahmadi
Dr. Mohamed Elbadry
Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

Journals and publications committee

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

Public affairs committee

Chair: Prof. Adel Hassan

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

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