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International Liver Health Alliance

"Working Together for Liver Health around the World"

The International Liver Health Alliance (ILHA) sets a framework for supporting productive international cooperation where the partners will work collaboratively to support public and professional education and liver research and to raise worldwide awareness of the incidence and impact of all forms of liver disease.

ILHA develops and implements collaborative programs under the agreements between like-minded partner organizations around the world.

For further information on the agreements of the organizations listed below, or on the process for establishing a partnership with the International Liver Health Alliance, please contact:

Gary A. Fagan, President

Canadian Liver Foundation
Suite 801 – 3100 Steeles Avenue East
Markham, Ontario L3R 8T3
Tel: 416.491.3353 ext. 4900
Fax: 905.752.1540


Below is a list of the members of the International Liver Health Alliance, in alphabetical order by country:


Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL)

CASL is a non-profit organization that seeks to eliminate liver disease through research, education and advocacy. Its members include hepatologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, paediatricians, radiologists, scientists, surgeons, trainees and other interested people.

Canadian Liver Foundation

Established in 1969, the Canadian Liver Foundation’s mandate is to promote liver health and reduce the incidence and impact of liver disease by providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of liver disease.


Association Maladies Foie Enfants (AMFE)

AMFE was created in October 2009 by parents of children living with liver disease. This association aims to raise funds for paediatric liver disease research, including biliary atresia. The funds may also be used for social activities to help families copy with the illness of their child.


Liver Foundation, West Bengal

Liver Foundation, West Bengal, is a voluntary, non-government organization (NGO) registered under the Societies Act 1961. It was founded on June 30, 2006 by a group of health professionals and social activists. Its primary objective is to take the benefits of the advances of medical sciences to the socio-economically backward sections of India.


Taiwan Liver Research Foundation

The foundation is a non-profitable legal organization whose purpose is to improve the prevention, treatment and research of liver diseases.

United Kingdom

British Liver Trust

The British Liver Trust is the leading liver charity in the UK for all adult liver conditions. The Trust works to pioneer liver health and reduce the impact of liver disease through awareness, care and research.

Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF)

Formed in 1980, Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) is a unique national charity dedicated to fighting all liver diseases of childhood.

Based in Birmingham, CLDF is:

  • a comprehensive information hub for healthcare professionals and the general public
  • a tailored support service for young people with liver disease and their families
  • the lead charity supporting medical research into all aspects of children's liver diseases
  • the voice for young people, their families and adults diagnosed with liver disease in childhood.