Please find the COLDA 2020 program here: COLDA 2020 Program

The program will include materials in both English and French. 

All times indicated are CAT (Central Africa Time) / CEST (Central European Summer Time)/ SAST (South African Standard Time). 
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COLDA 2020 is set up as an exclusive virtual platform that aims at providing a unique opportunity for clinicians, researchers, policymakers, industry, and other healthcare professionals in the African region. They will be supported by an international community of experts in the exchange of knowledge on the latest clinical developments and updates on ongoing and new trials in liver disease tailored to local needs. In turn, this will lead to strengthening the local experts’ capacity in the field of liver disease. Liver disease in light of the COVID-19 pandemic will be discussed. 



COLDA will be a scientific, abstract-driven, highly educational regional virtual conference comprised of:

  • State-of-the-art lectures
  • Abstract presentations
  • Round-table discussions
  • Symposia session
  • Q&A

Topic Highlights

  • Viral hepatitis infections
  • Hepatitis co-infections
  • Non-viral hepatitis-related infections
  • Non-infectious induced liver disease
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
  • End-stage liver disease
  • NASH
  • Diagnostics

Click here to view the program of COLDA 2019: COLDA PROGRAM