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The Federation of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula

EAT is a federation of member support groups each associated with the rare congenital condition of Esophageal Atresia (EA). Each of the member organisations of EAT operates on a charitable basis in its own country.
The main goals of are to help EA patients and health professionals share their knowledge and experience, promote awareness of the condition across the world and support worldwide research and collation of information concerning the treatment and care of people born with esophageal atresia.


25 May 2022

Survey: Unmet needs of rare and complex diseases related to pregnancy and family planning for patients and caregivers

An ERN ReCONNECT working group* focused on pregnancy and [...] LEARN MORE

04 May 2022

Survey: emotional well-being and support groups

All parents/patients affected by esophageal atresia may participate in [...] LEARN MORE

22 February 2022

AFAO research prize 2022

Due to the rare nature of esophageal pathologies, research [...] LEARN MORE

26 January 2022

Graham Slater holding his award

Graham Slater, former chairman of EAT, receives the Black Pearl Volunteer Award 2022

We are delighted to announce that Graham Slater, the [...] LEARN MORE

30 December 2021

The OA Kid’s Story: A Story Book Explaining Oesophageal Atresia for Children

The OA Kid’s Story: A Story Book Explaining Esophageal Atresia for Children

Professor Usha Krishnan, Director of Motility Services and Oesophageal [...] LEARN MORE

11 December 2021

Innovation: Aid simulator for families (AFAO)

As a privileged partner of the Reference Center for [...] LEARN MORE

30 July 2021

Useful EA terms in various languages

Terminology glossar on esophageal atresia         [...] LEARN MORE

26 July 2021

The TOF Book

Most people have never heard of oesophageal atresia (OA) [...] LEARN MORE

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The sixth international conference on EA will be held in Cincinnati, USA, in 2022.