ESPGHAN What’s New – September 2020

Open Positions

Council 2021 – Important positions such as President Elect, General Secretary and Scientific Secretary are currently open for applications.

If you are interested in helping to shape the future of ESPGHAN by applying for any of the above societal roles, please click here for further details. We look forward to receiving your applications.


Educational Events

Current list of Educational Events 2020: Please click here


Important Information for Members

ESPGHAN Case of the MonthSeptember 2020

ESPGHAN SPAM related emails: We have recently been subject to phishing scams targeting our members. More information and sample texts to be aware of can be found by clicking here.

ESPGHAN Awards and Grants – Current awards and Grants available in 2020:
Charlotte Anderson Award – Deadline 31.12.20
ESPGHAN Distinguished Service Award – Deadline 31.12.20
ESPGHAN International Exchange Award – Deadline 31.12.20

WCPGHAN Vienna 2021 – Keep up to date with all progress for the planning of the WCPGHAN by visiting the dedicated congress website

Survey on Esophageal Food Impaction: Members are invited to take part in a survey regarding the management of food impaction in EoE patients. The purpose of the study is to assess the expert opinion on how EFI should be managed. The survey can be accessed by clicking here.


European Affairs

European Medicines Agency
For information: A workplan has been published by the EMA Big Data Steering Group outlining actions to be taken in 2020-2021. The plan can be found by clicking here.
EMA have published draft guidelines on registry-based studies and the document is open for public consultation until the 31.12.2020.