Recent publications

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List of VHPB publications online available

Prevalence of HBV and HCV among outpatients in the plovdiv region of Bulgaria,2010-2011
Kevorkyan A, Teoharov P, Lernout T, Petrova N, Raycheva R, Ivanov I, et al.

J Med Virol 2015,87:401-406.

A cohesive European policy for hepatitis B vaccination, are we there yet?
Lernout T, Hendrickx G, Vorsters A, Mosina L, Emiroglu N, Van Damme P.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2014,20 Suppl 5:19-24.

Recent newsletters

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VHPB Newsletter

Burden and prevention of viral hepatitis in Arctic region
Vol. 21.1 - Mar/2012  Copenhagen, Denmark 808 Kb (.pdf)
Hepatitis B vaccination: a completed schedule...enough to control HBV lifelong?
Vol. 20.2 - Nov/2011  Milan, Italy 1,055 Kb (.pdf)
Burden and prevention of viral hepatitis in Bulgaria
Vol. 20.1 - Mar/2011  Sofia, Bulgaria 1,507 Kb (.pdf)

News - 2015 World hepatitis Day

July 28th World Hepatitis Day

The VHPB endorses the World hepatitis day on 28 July. Therefor we would like to invite you to visit the website of the related organisation who are active today in raising awareness about viral hepatitis, and  urge policy-makers, health workers and the public to act now to prevent infection and death from hepatitis.

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News - 2014 Resolution on Viral Hepatitis

World Health Assembly adopted resolution on hepatitis

On May 22 2014, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis.

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News - Partners sign call to action on hepatitis

Partners sign call to action on hepatitis

Participants of the first global partners' meeting on hepatitis convened by WHO in March 2014 agree on a historic "Call to action to scale up global hepaitis response". The "call to action" presses the global community for immediate and concerted action to increase access to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis. 

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News - EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2014

EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2014

In April 2014, EASL released updated recommendations on treatment of hepatitis C. These recommendations are intended to assist physicians and other healthcare providers, as well as patients and other interested individuals, in the clinical decision-making process by describing the optimal management of patients with acute and chronic hepatitis C infections.

 

 

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News - WHO issues its first hepatitis C treatment guidelines

WHO issues its first hepatitis C treatment guidelines

These are the first guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention and transmission of bloodborne viruses, including HCV. They are intended for policy-malers, government officials and other working in low- and middleincome countries who are developing programmes for the screening, care and treatment of persons with HCV infection.

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