World Hepatitis Summit 2017
On 1 – 3 November 2017, the second World Hepatitis Summit will take place at the World Trade Center in São Paulo, Brazil.
Designed to provide a focus for efforts to implement the first ever Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis, the Summit is a joint project between the World Hepatitis Alliance, World Health Organization and Brazilian government.
Launch of World Hepatitis Day 2016 Report
On 28 July 2016, patients, governments and organisations and many others from across the world celebrated the most successful World Hepatitis Day (WHD) to date. With over 1,100 events in 174 countries, the awareness day resulted raised much-needed awareness of the cancer-causing diseases. Find out more about the global impact and in-country activities here.
2030: Year in Review
Ever wonder what the world will look like in 2030? Will there be driverless cars, David Bowie hologram concerts or a self-sufficient Africa? These things are all unknown but what is certain, viral hepatitis can be eliminated if we take action now. Check out the newly launch "2030: Year in Review video", which takes a look ‘back’ at key achievements in 2030, the highlight being the elimination of viral hepatitis.
Sign Up to a Webinar on Accessing Generic Hepatitis C Medicines
Interested in learning about accessing generic Hepatitis C medicines? Tune in to Knowledge for Change Webinar on 1 November at 2pm GMT.
Make the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement
On 28 May, 194 Member States made a historic commitment to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. At the 69th World Health Assembly, governments unanimously voted to adopt the first ever Global Viral Hepatitis Strategy, signalling the greatest global commitment in viral hepatitis to date. Share this video to ensure governments countries honour their commitment to making the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement.
Viral hepatitis is the seventh leading cause of death globally, accounting for 1.4 million deaths per year – more than HIV/AIDS, or TB, or malaria.
The World Hepatitis Alliance provides global leadership and supports action that will halt the viral hepatitis death toll and improve lives. Through advocacy and policy work, building capacity among our members and raising global awareness, we aim to give viral hepatitis the priority it deserves.
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