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World Hepatitis Summit

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

The second World Hepatitis Summit, the large-scale, global biennial event to advance the viral hepatitis agenda, took place in São Paulo, Brazil from 1-3 November 2017. The joint initiative between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) attracted more than 900 delegates from 110 countries, all sharing a common goal: the elimination of viral hepatitis. The conference programme was articulated around the 5 strategic directions of the WHO Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (GHSS) and culminated with the adoption of the São Paulo Declaration on viral hepatitis.

International Liver Congress

International Liver Congress 2017

New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report, 2017 indicates that the large majority of these people lack access to life-saving testing and treatment. As a result, millions of people are at risk of a slow progression to chronic liver disease, cancer, and death. The report was launched at the International Liver Congress 2017.

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World Hepatitis Summit 2017

World Hepatitis Summit 2017

Date: 1-3 November 2017 | Place: São Paulo, Brazil

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