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Last update: April 4, 2016

Viral hepatitis

  • In 2013, the Correlation Network (CN) established the 'Hepatitis C Initiative' with financial support of the European Union Drug Prevention and Information programme (DPIP) the first pan European collaboration on HCV and drug use. In 2015, CN received funds from GILEAD and Abbvie to maintain the Initiative and to launch certain activities.
  • Prevention of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV-1 Co-Infections is a collaborative project financed by the EC Framework Programme 7. The goal of the PEACHI project is to develop simple, affordable and effective vaccine strategies that can be given alone or in combination to prevent hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and co-infection.
  • An extensive resource for information on the several forms of viral hepatitis can be found at CDC's Hepatitis Branch at the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention  (NCHHSTP)General information on hepatitis B and hepatitis B vaccine can further be found at WHO's Diseases and Vaccines site , and on hepatitis part of the WHO immunization.
  • The IAC's Ask the Expert about hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis Foundation International(HFI) focuses on bringing viral hepatitis under control through education programs and materials, informing health professionals, and educating patients and the public about new diagnostic and treatment methods to improve patient care.
  • American Liver Foundation (ALF) is a national, voluntary non-profit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research, education and support groups.
  • Hepatitis Scotland is a website where viral hepatitis information, training and support for general public, patients and professionals is available.
  • Infohep.org: The aim of infohep.org is to develop a high-quality online resource to increase awareness of viral hepatitis, its treatment, and the needs of people living with viral hepatitis in Europe.
  • CDC- know hepatitis B a national communications campaign promoting Hepatitis B testing among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).  
  • Current research and news updates on all aspects of Hepatitis C, HIV/HCV Coinfection and corresponding liver health.
  • The Hepatitis Education Project aims to support people living with viral hepatitis and increase awareness about the disease through education and advocacy.(patient information).
  • ViralEd provides high quality programs on hepatitis for medical professionals. 
  • Hepscreen: screening for hepatitis B ann C among migrants in the European union.The overall objective of this Euorpean project is to assess, describe and communicate to public health professionals the tools and conditions necessary for implementing successful screening programmes for hepatitis B and C in migrants in the European Union.
  • The Euro Hepatitis Index designed by ELPA and health consumer power house, makes a comprehensive diagnosis of 30 European countries with regard to the capacity to handle the hepatitis threat.