Recent publications

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List of VHPB publications online available

Global progress in the control of viral hepatitis and acceptable delay in Hepatitis B immunization
Mark A. Kane, Francois Roudot-Thoraval, Nicole Guerin, Vassiliki Papaevangelou, Pierre Van Damme & on behalf of the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 2016, DOI:10.1080/21645515.2016.1177689
Long-term Protection After Hepatitis B Vaccine
van Damme P
J Infect Dis. 2016, doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv750

Recent newsletters

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VHPB Newsletter

Prevention and control of viral hepatitis in the Baltic States: lessons learnt and the way forward
Newsletter 2/2016 - June/2016  Riga, Latvia 463 kB (.pdf)
Towards a hepatitis-free Europe: how to make it feasible and affordable
Newsletter 1/2016 - January/2016  London, United Kingdom 725 kB (.pdf)
Burden and prevention of viral hepatitis in Arctic region
Vol. 21.1 - Mar/2012  Copenhagen, Denmark 808 kB (.pdf)

News - 28 July 2016 World Hepatitis Day

28 July is World Hepatitis DayThe theme for 2016 is ELIMINATION:

  • Events take place across the world to celebrate World Hepatitis Day - find out what is happening near you on the map of impact;
  • Campaign materials can be downloaded here.

 

 

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News - ECDC highlights the goal of eliminating viral hepatitis as a public health by 2030 on World Hepatitis Day

On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, ECDC launches 2014 surveillance data on hepatitis B and C in Europe.

The data show a greater disease burden for hepatitis C compared with hepatitis B across Europe: numbers and notification rates for HCV are nearly twice as high as those of hepatitis B.

New ECDC technical outputs:

• Annual epidemiological report: Surveillance data on Hepatitis B 
• Annual epidemiological report: Surveillance data on hepatitis C
• Epidemiological assessment of Hepatitis B and C among migrants

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News - ELPA launches Hep-CORE study in advance of World Hepatitis Day

ELPA Launches Hep-CORE Study in Advance of World Hepatitis Day:

Preliminary data from patient groups raise concerns about responses to HBV and HCV in Europe

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News - First European hepatitis Awareness week - 25-29 July 2016

European Hepatitis Awareness week - 25-29 July 2016

The Hepatits B and C Public Policy Association launches the first European Hepatitis Awareness week:

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News - NoHep

NOhep, a global movement to eliminate viral hepatitis, will be launched on WHD2016 to bring people together and provide a platform for people to speak out, be engaged and take action to ensure global commitments are met and viral hepatitis is eliminated by 2030.

 

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