World Hepatitis Summit 2017
On 1 – 3 November 2017, the second World Hepatitis Summit will take place at the World Trade Center in São Paulo, Brazil.
Designed to provide a focus for efforts to implement the first ever Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis, the Summit is a joint project between the World Hepatitis Alliance, World Health Organization and Brazilian government.
Launch of World Hepatitis Day 2016 Report
On 28 July 2016, patients, governments and organisations and many others from across the world celebrated the most successful World Hepatitis Day (WHD) to date. With over 1,100 events in 174 countries, the awareness day resulted raised much-needed awareness of the cancer-causing diseases. Find out more about the global impact and in-country activities here.
WHA BOARD MEMBERS ANNOUNCED
Our voting members have spoken and the votes have been counted! We are delighted to present the new WHA Executive Board:
Africa Region: Kenneth Kabagambe (Uganda), Americas Region: Su Wang (United States), Eastern Mediterranean Region: Ammal Metwally (Egypt), Europe Region: Ivana Dragojevic (Serbia), South East Asia Region: Prof R.P. Shanmugam (India) and Western Pacific Region: Dee Lee (China)
Accessing Generic Hepatitis C Medicines
Interested in learning about accessing generic Hepatitis C medicines? Watch our Knowledge for Change webinar recording and find out more here.
REGISTER TODAY: World Hepatitis Alliance Members' Webinar
Join us on 15 February to learn about the WHA Strategic Plan, WHA's vision for 2017 and to receive an exclusive overview of planned activities and key dates for the year. Regsiter today!
What We Do Why
Viral hepatitis is the seventh leading cause of death globally, accounting for 1.4 million deaths per year – more than HIV/AIDS, TB or malaria.
The World Hepatitis Alliance provides global leadership in awareness-raising, advocacy and in the fight to end social injustice, driving action to achieve a world free from viral hepatitis.
We are the global voice for the 400 million people worldwide living with viral hepatitis.
World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2016
Read the WHD global report to find out how the day was celebrated across the world.
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