News - World Health Assembly (WHA) endorsed WHO's first Global Health Sector Strategy on viral hepatitis for 2016-2021

On 28 May 2016, representatives from the WHO Member States convening the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly unanimously endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on viral hepatitis for 2016–2021.

Aim of the strategy: spur countries to action in order to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.

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News - Updated WHO Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis C infection (April 2016)

The updated WHO Guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations
for the treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection
using, where possible, all-oral combinations of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs).

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News - May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

In the United States, May is Hepetatis Awareness Month.
The 19th of May is Hepatitis Testing Day.

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