Standards & Guidelines Initiatives in Association with UEG

The following standards & guidelines initiatives coordinated by UEG Member Societies are supported by UEG:

Adapting European guidelines on helicobacter pylori management and faecal microbiota transplantation to use in Armenia as a model for low-resource countries

Brief description of the initiative:
To adapt European guidelines on H. pylori infection management and faecal microbiota transplantation for use in Armenia as a model of low-resource country and disseminate the adapted guidelines through conducting a conference and publishing its proceedings.

Participating UEG Member Societies:
EHMSG, Armenian Association of Gastroenterology, Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE), French National Society of Gastroenterology (SNFGE)

Lead Coordinator: Francis Megraud

Implementation of guidelines of autoimmune and cholestatic liver disease in the Baltic States

Brief description of the initiative:
The main goal of this project is to promote, disseminate and implement knowledge on AIH and cholestatic liver diseases clinical practice guidelines across the Baltic States with Latvia as a starting point.

Participating UEG Member Societies:
Dutch Society of Gastroenterology (NVGE), Latvian Society of Gastroenterology

Lead Coordinator: Simon Pape

Upper GI disorders: Guidelines & clinical practice in Central & Eastern Europe

Brief description of the initiative:
Organisation of a guideline meeting “Upper GI Disorders: Guidelines & clinical practice in Central & Eastern Europe” in correlation with the annual congress of the Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology. The meeting will be complemented by benchmarking via a multilingual web-based questionnaire using online project management tools. The multilingual website will help to share diagnostic guidelines, online consultations, teleconferences. A survey will evaluate current implementation of guidelines in clinical practice.

Participating UEG Member Societies:
EAGEN, EHMSG, Hungarian Society of Gastroenterology, Slovenian Society of Gastroenterology, Serbian Society of Gastroenterology, Romanian Society of Gastroenterology

Lead Coordinators: Laszlo Herszenyi, Peter Malfertheiner