Congress host bodies

International Hepatic-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)

The International Hepatic-Pancreato- Biliary Association (IHPBA) was founded in 1978 with the goals of finding effective treatment for the disorders of the liver, pancreas and biliary tree: to promote understanding, encourage change, study problems, foster friendship in the field of HPB surgery, strive towards highest ethical standards and advance education and career development in the field.

With over 3,250 members from 105 countries, and 52 chapters, IHPBA is the global body for Hepatic-Pancreato-Biliary specialists.

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The Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Billiary Association (A-PHPBA)

The Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Billiary Association (A-PHPBA) was founded in November 2006 with a view to letting Asia- Pacific HPB specialists gather together to share their experiences and ideas, and fostering mutual understanding. Our mission is to promote and enhance the highest standards of the quality of hepatopancreato-biliary surgery and patient care.

As one of the most recognised organisations in its field, A-PHPBA represents both surgical and nonsurgical specialists throughout Asia-Pacific region. Today, more than 500 active members create the energy of our society.

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Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic & Biliary Association (ANZHPBA)

Australian and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic & Biliary Association was established to assist in the advancement of management of diseases of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. ANZHPBA has a commitment to comprehensive education and training in HPB surgery, encourages research and innovation in HPB disorders and achieves the highest standards and outcomes in the treatment of patients with HPB disorders.

ANZHPBA has over 200 members who are dedicated to the growth and aims of the Association. With the support of the Host Body and the International Body, together they will bring you a successful IHPBA2020.

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