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Worldwide, at least 185 million people have been infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), nearly three quarters of them in middle-income countries (MICs). Although hepatitis C can be easily treated and cured with oral drugs, over 700,000 people die from HCV-related complications each year. An (...) More
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Viral hepatitis is now responsible for 1.4 million deaths every year (compared with 1.6 million deaths from HIV/AIDS, 1.3 million from tuberculosis and 0.6 million from malaria). Approximately, 500 million people are currently living with viral (...) More
Speech given by Eliot Ross Albers, Executive Director of INPUD at the WHO Global Partners’ Meeting on Hepatitis - Geneva - March 28, 2014
On World Hepatitis Day last year, a group of civil society organisations working primarily on HCV issues launched a campaign called ’MISSING’ to draw attention (...) More
This first meeting will gather 40 international activists... More
THAILAND, USA, GEORGIA, RUSSIA, MOLDOVA, UKRAINE, КYRGYZSTAN, LATVIA, АRMENIA, ... More