Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day 2019

World Hepatitis Day 2019 - Invest in eliminating hepatitis

28 July 2019 - Viral hepatitis B and C affect 325 million people worldwide causing 1.4 million deaths a year. It is the second major killer infectious disease after tuberculosis, and 9 times more people are infected with hepatitis than HIV. Hepatitis is preventable, treatable, and in the case of hepatitis C, curable. However, over 80% of people living with hepatitis are lacking prevention, testing and treatment services.

International Liver Congress 2019

Entrance of The International Liver Congress™ 2019, Wednesday 10 April 2019

WHO reports that more people are receiving life-saving services for viral hepatitis; however, a more ambitious global investment is needed to attain the elimination targets by 2030. The report is being presented at the largest conference of global hepatitis specialists: the International Liver Congress 2019.

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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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