Recent publications

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List of VHPB publications online available

Long-term Protection After Hepatitis B Vaccine
van Damme P
J Infect Dis. 2016, doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv750
Prevalence of HBV and HCV among outpatients in the plovdiv region of Bulgaria,2010-2011
Kevorkyan A1, Teoharov P, Lernout T, Petrova N, Raycheva R, Ivanov I, van Damme P, Kojouharova M.
J Med Virol 2015,87: 401-406
A cohesive European policy for hepatitis B vaccination, are we there yet?

Recent newsletters

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VHPB Newsletter

Towards a hepatitis-free Europe: how to make it feasible and affordable
Newsletter 1/2016 - June/2015  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)
Hepatitis B vaccination: a completed schedule...enough to control HBV lifelong?
Vol. 20.2 - Nov/2011  Milan, Italy 1,055 kB (.pdf)

News - May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May: Hepatitis Awareness Month

In the United States, May is Hepetatis Awareness Month. The 19th of May is Hepatitis Testing Day.
For more info, go to the CDC hepatitis website or follow on twitter

 

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News - Updated WHO Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis C infection

New recommendations in the updated WHO guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis C infection (April 2016)

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued the first Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection in 2014. The updated WHO Guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection using, where possible, all-oral combinations of these new medicines, also called direct-acting antivirals (DAAs).

Download the guidelines and policy brief

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