World Hepatitis Summit

World Hepatitis Summit

A global event to advance the viral hepatitis agenda

The World Hepatitis Summit is a large-scale, global event to advance the viral hepatitis agenda. It is a joint initiative between World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Hepatitis Alliance - in collaboration with a different host country for each Summit. The event brings together a global audience of civil society groups, WHO and its Member States, patient organisations, policy-makers, public health scientists and funders.

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

The World Hepatitis Summit 2017 was held 1-3 November in São Paulo, Brazil. The theme was Implementing the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (GHSS): Towards the elimination of hepatitis as a public health threat and delegates from over 100 countries gathered to discuss, debate and formulate solutions to reach the elimination goal by 2030.

Read more in the Accelerating Action towards the Elimination of Viral Hepatitis: World Hepatitis Summit 2017 Event Report.

World Hepatitis Summit 2015

The inaugural World Hepatitis Summit took place 2-4 September 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. The event sought to build momentum towards development of comprehensive national plans within the framework of WHO 2016-2021 viral hepatitis strategy.

Read more in the World Hepatitis Summit 2015 meeting report