Make the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement

Make the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement

On 28 May, 194 Member States made a historic commitment to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. At the 69th World Health Assembly, governments unanimously voted to adopt the first ever Global Viral Hepatitis Strategy, signalling the greatest global commitment in viral hepatitis to date. The Strategy sets a goal of eliminating hepatitis B and C by 2030 and includes a set of prevention and treatment targets which, if reached, will reduce annual deaths by 65% and increase treatment to 80%, saving 7.1 million lives globally by 2030.

 

Share this video and support NOhep.org on World Hepatitis Day (28 July 2016) to ensure governments countries honour their commitment to making the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement.

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For more information on the elimination of Hepatitis watch this video

Orginal Credit Report: World Hepatitis Alliance

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