Hepatitis

Life stories on hepatitis: videos, photos and features


Improving access to hepatitis C medicines

July 2017 | Video [duration 03:50]
A film highlighting progress made in the Republic of Moldova, where access to hepatitis C has improved dramatically.


Pakistan tackles high rates of hepatitis from many angles

July 2017 | Feature story
With one of the world’s highest rates of hepatitis C, Pakistan is tackling this serious health issue from many angles to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


WHO at the International Liver Congress 2017

May 2017 | Photo story
WHO Global Hepatitis Programme launched the first "Global hepatitis report” at the International Liver Congress 2017 in April 2017.


Interview of Dr Gottfried Hirnschall at the International Liver Congress 2017

April 2017 | Video
Interview of Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, Director of the WHO Global Hepatitis Programme at the International Liver Congress 2017.


Interview of Dr Yvan Hutin at the International Liver Congress 2017

April 2017 | Video
Interview of Dr Yvan Hutin at the International Liver Congress 2017


First STAC meeting on HIV and hepatitis

March 2017 | Photo story
The first WHO strategic and technical advisory committee meeting on HIV and hepatitis was held in Geneva, Switzerland from 13-15 March 2017.


Season's wishes from WHO HIV & Hepatitis Department

December 2016 | Video [duration 04:08]
WHO HIV Department and Global Hepatitis Programme year-end video showcasing top 10 achievements in HIV and hepatitis in 2016.


Testimonies about hepatitis, make your video-selfies!

November 2016 | Video [duration 04:12]
WHO calls for 30 second video-selfies – personal stories and experiences of those living or working with hepatitis – to support global efforts to eliminate hepatitis B and C by 2030.


Hepatitis M&E framework in 5 minutes

September 2016 | Video [duration 04:12]
Experts from the WHO Global Hepatitis Programme explain the key messages from the new M&E framework for easy understanding and use by national policy makers in viral hepatitis.


Tove, teacher from Sweden

July 2016 | Feature story | WHO European Region
"To patients currently diagnosed, do not give up because your doctor says you have to wait for treatment. Keep fighting for information and treatment."


“My untold story” – A hepatitis patient in Ghana shares his experience

July 2016 | Feature story | WHO African Region
“Living with hepatitis B has not been easy, but I have managed my situation. I have read a lot about the disease, to educate myself and understand my condition well.”


  • Branislav, construction technician from Serbia
    July 2016 | Feature story | WHO European Region
    "Testing should be available and encouraged for all, and the price of medication reduced. I want to see a future where all people with hepatitis have access to the treatment and medical care they need."



World Hepatitis Day 2016

July 2016 | Feature story | WHO Western Pacific Region
Dr. Fuqiang Cui has devoted his career to battling viral hepatitis. He has played a major role in China’s effort to stop vertical and horizontal transmission of hepatitis B virus – an effort that will ultimately save millions of lives.


  • Marko, economics graduate from Slovenia
    July 2016 | Feature story | WHO European Region
    "It was not until some tests came back showing liver damage that I was able to trust my doctor and begin the lifesaving treatment that I needed."

Make the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement

July 2016 | Video [duration 01:59]
Animation rallying for the newly adopted global health sector strategy for hepatitis 2016-2021.


New guidelines aim to improve hepatitis C treatment around the world

April 2016 | Video [duration 05:50]
Interview by MD Magazine with Dr Stefan Wiktor, Team Lead, WHO Global Hepatitis Programme
Video, [duration 05:50]


Stopping the toll. That’s our challenge.

December 2015 | Video [duration 05:00]
Short video profiling some of the key achievements of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS and the Global Hepatitis Programme.


World Hepatitis Summit 2015 on YouTube

September 2015 | Video series
YouTube channel dedicated to the first World Hepatitis Summit that took place in Glasgow, Scotland, from 2-4 September 2015.


What it’s like for us: the reality of living with viral hepatitis

September 2015 | Video [duration 21:14]
This video from the World Hepatitis Summit 2015 features patient representatives Jazzy De Lisser and Dee Lee sharing their stories and experiences living with hepatitis.

Video channels on hepatitis