The World Hepatitis Alliance supports campaigners and patient organisations around the world to help make a difference to the lives of the millions of people living with viral hepatitis and to prevent new infections. To find out more on what is going on in your country, use the map below to find local organisations, World Hepatitis Day initiatives and other initiatives.
You can also look at our ‘Wall of Stories’ and submit your own personal experience of living with hepatitis or find other community resources including an Online Scrapbook and our latest Newsletters. The This is hepatitis... blog features bloggers from around the world talking about their experiences with hepatitis.
Diagnosing Cirrhosis From Recurrent Hepatitis C Accurately With Ultrasound Technology
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic confirm that ultrasound-based transient elastography (TE) provides excellent diagnostic accuracy for detecting cirrhosis due to recurrent infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection following liver transplantation. Findings from the study published in the March issue of Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, suggest that detection of significant fibrosis is more accurate when comparing patients with chronic HCV of the native liver.
Hep C treatment responses in patients co-infected with HIV are better in patients infected with hepatitis C subtype-1b than 1a
Hepatitis C treatment responses in patients co-infected with HIV are better in patients infected with hepatitis C subtype-1b than 1a, according to Spanish research published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The research also showed that the presence of the IL28B gene influenced treatment responses.
Hepatitis C death rates rise, 1 in 33 baby boomers has disease
Hepatitis C deaths are on the rise, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Already in 2007 there were 15,000 deaths related to hepatitis C, higher than previous estimates - and surpassing the nearly 13,000 deaths caused by the better-known AIDS virus.
Yemen - WHD 2011
United States of America - WHD 2011
Ukraine - WHD 2011
Centrafrique: 200 vaccins offerts à un orphelinat
Okyeame Kwame Goes to Tamale to Screen 1200 for Hepatitis B
Drive to vaccinate 570,000 schoolchildren against hepatitis in Pakistan begins