The first African Hepatitis Summit held in Uganda

8 July 2019 - The pioneering event was held in Kampala, Uganda on 18-20 June under the theme: "Eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Africa; Implementing the viral hepatitis strategy". The summit was co-organized by the Ugandan Ministry of Health, WHO Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO), Uganda National Organization for people living with hepatitis B and Uganda Gastroenterology society and was supported by a wide range of partner organizations.

Uganda leads the charge against viral hepatitis

WHO released a new hepatitis scorecard for the implementation of the hepatitis elimination strategy in the region.