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International Liver Congress

The International Liver Congress™ 2018

According to WHO Progress report on access to hepatitis C treatment, an estimated 1.5 million people started direct-acting antiviral treatment in 2016, compared to around 1 million in 2015. Despite significant progress, the overall number of people receiving HCV cure is still only around 3 million – out of a total 71 million people who require it. The impressive progress as well as the challenges related to "Meeting the 2030 elimination goals of the WHO viral hepatitis strategy" were discussed at the WHO symposium at the International Liver Congress 2018.

World Hepatitis Summit

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

The second World Hepatitis Summit, the large-scale, global biennial event to advance the viral hepatitis agenda, took place in São Paulo, Brazil from 1-3 November 2017. The joint initiative between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) attracted more than 900 delegates from 110 countries, all sharing a common goal: the elimination of viral hepatitis. The conference programme was articulated around the 5 strategic directions of the WHO Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (GHSS) and culminated with the adoption of the São Paulo Declaration on viral hepatitis.

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World Hepatitis Summit 2017

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

Date: 1-3 November 2017 | Place: São Paulo, Brazil

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