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Prioritising digestive health in the EU


Digestive Health Month
Ongoing public awareness campaigns

We celebrate Digestive Health Month each May with public awareness campaign focused on the prevalence and impact of often poorly understood and underfunded digestive health conditions. In 2021 the theme for World Digstive Health Day is "Obesity: An Ongoing Pandemic’’. To mark this occasion, we launched a dedicated webpage to raise awareness around obesity and digestive health.

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Digestive Health deserves attention

In promoting digestive health, we work towards the prevention of digestive diseases, as well as the advancement and equal access to treatments to help improve patient outcomes. 

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Stakeholder Collaboration
Striving towards increased health literacy and real policy impact

UEG carries out and partakes in a series of public awareness campaigns every year. In 2020 we took part in the European Health Forum Gastein with the session ‘‘Science of healthy living: Challenging the status quo to enable healthier choices".

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MEP Digestive Health Group
A voice for digestive health in the European Parliament

The Digestive Health Group is a cross-party platform of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from different EU Member States.

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