EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2015
In 2015, 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.
From 2-4 September, the World Hepatitis Summit was held in order to upscale the world’s response to hepatitis and to address the need for a global forum to examine public health approaches to the disease. The Summit is a joint World Health Organization (WHO) and World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA).
Each month, the VHPB secretariat carries out a search on pubmed for recent papers on viral hepatitis. Based on the abstracts, 20 papers in the field of epidemiology, prevention (including vaccination) and control, risk groups, treatment or cost-effectiveness are selected, that might be of interest for health care professionals and public health policy makers.