WHO HIV & Hepatitis News

At the end of 2018, WHO HIV & Hepatitis had some important news to announce, two of these we would like to bring to your attention.

More information and extra WHO Hepatitis news is easy accesible on https://www.who.int/hepatitis/en/

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News - 2021 The VHPB endorses the call the action launched at the EU HCV Policy Summit

The call to action can be signed here: https://www.hcvbrusselssummit.eu/call-to-action.

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News - 2021 March, Online meetings

VHPB online meetings - The impact of COVID-19

1. On viral hepatitis prevention

2. On the WHO viral hepatitis elimination goals

The background document, presentations, pre-recorded presentations and conclusions (available soon) of the online VHPB meetings can be found online.

 

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News - Report 2018 VHPB meeting - Moscow, Russia

The report of the VHPB meeting: Prevention and control of viral hepatitis in the Russian Federation in the Russian Federation: Lessons learnt and the way forward (Moscow, Russia, October 25-26, 2018) is now available online.

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News - NIH Webinar Series: Moving from hepatitis discovery to elimination

 

Kick-off webinar

Thursday, March 4th, 3-4:30 pm: The road to hepatitis elimination and the role of NIH

With remarks and presentations from:

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News - WHO Global Progress Report

WHO has released the 2020 Global Progress Report on accelerating access to hepatitis C diagnostics and treatment.

View the report here.

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News - 2020 October, Online meetings

VHPB online meetings - Viral Hepatitis Treatment as Prevention.

1. TAP of Hepatitis C in Risk Groups

2. TAP of Hepatitis B to prevent mother to child transmission (MTCT) and to prevent liver disease progression.

The presentations, premeeting document and conclusions of the online VHPB meetings online.

 

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The history of Hepatitis A (2020) - D. Shouval

The publication can be found here.

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The Nobel Prize 2020 for the discovery of HCV

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World Hepatitis Day 2020

The VHPB endorsers the annual World Hepatitis Day campaign: Find the missing millions.

Worldwide, 290 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action and raise awareness to find the “missing millions”.

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