Wall of Stories
Together our stories can change the way the world sees viral hepatitis. The stories of those living with or impacted by viral hepatitis can help educate and raise awareness, provide support and inspiration, tackle stigma and discrimination, and highlight the true impact of this global disease. Explore our Wall of Stories and share your story here.
WORLD HEPATITIS DAY 2017: ELIMINATE HEPATITIS
On World Hepatitis Day (WHD), 28 July, the world joins together to drive action, to transform the lives of 300+ million people and to play a part in the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030.
To find out more about this year's campaign, download resources and watch our launch webinar, visit the World Hepatitis Day 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 325 million people worldwide living with viral hepatitis.
World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2017
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Our latest news
WHO’s first Global Hepatitis Report sets baseline to measure progress towards the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030
London, 21 April 2017, The World Hepatitis Alliance today welcomes the publication of the first-ever Global Hepatitis Report by the World Health Organization (WHO). The report comes as a follow-up to WHO’s Global Strategy on Viral Hepatitis, which set a goal of eliminating viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030....
ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY: FEAR AND IGNORANCE ROBS PEOPLE OF JOBS, EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES, FRIENDSHIPS AND RELATIONSHIPS
People living with viral hepatitis are subject to stigma and discrimination in almost every aspect of their lives. Fear and ignorance have robbed...
By Raquel Peck By the time you finish reading this blog, a man, woman or child will have died from viral hepatitis; a disease which can either be...
Michael Ninburg appointed as WHA President-Elect Today, the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) Executive Board announced that, following a comprehensive...