World Hepatitis Day 2017 Launch Webinar
Join us on 26 April at 2pm BST for the official World Hepatitis Day 2017 launch webinar.
This is a great opportunity for you to get an overview of this year's campaign and ask questions to WHA staff.
Register now for this exclusive webinar!
World Hepatitis Summit: Call for Submissions
New and innovative ideas and concepts will be key to achieving the elimination of viral hepatitis so this year, the World Hepatitis Summit welcomes the submission of work that introduces original research and understanding to the field of viral hepatitis.
A small number of scholarships will be offered to presenting authors of successful submissions.
For more information, visit the World Hepatitis Summit website.
Register for World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis, 8-9 August 2017
Registration now open for World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis, 8-9 August in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
World Hepatitis Summit 2017 – Programme Launched
The programme for the World Hepatitis Summit 2017 has now been launched and can be viewed on the event’s website. The theme of this year’s Summit is Implementing the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (GHSS): Towards the elimination of hepatitis as a public health threat. This programme seeks to promote advocacy, encourage the exchange of ideas and facilitate learning to use in the fight against viral hepatitis.
hepVoice – monthly magazine from the World Hepatitis Alliance
Catch up on our latest projects, news from members and key developments in the field of hepatitis. Click here to read the latest edition.
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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