The section includes updates and press releases from hepCoalition and partner organizations. Includes highlights of upcoming events, actions, and important meetings.
Promoting Interventions for Viral Hepatitis and Harm Reduction in PEPFAR COPs - Webinar Materials Now Available Online
PEPFAR Watch webinar co-hosted by Treatment Action Group, the International Network of People Who Use Drugs, Harm Reduction International, and the World Hepatitis Alliance. More
Webinar hosted by the Hepatitis C Partnership for Control and Treatment (Hepatitis C PACT) in partnership with the WHO Regional Offices for the Western Pacific and South-East Asia. More
Curated list of key international conferences and meetings related to hepatitis C, substance user health, and harm reduction.
The World Hepatitis Summit will take place in Bangkok, Thailand and virtually, from 8 to 10 June 2022. More
The 3rd World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis will take place in Saskatoon, Canada and virtually, from 22 to 24 June 2022. More
2022 International Liver Congress (EASL 2022) will take place in London, United Kingdom, from 22 to 26 June 2022. More
Global Day of Action is the yearly high point of the Support. Don’t Punish campaign, and takes place on 26 June. More
The section includes updates from partner organizations on related advocacy efforts.
The Joint Public Health Symposium was held on 31 March 2022 as part of the 31st Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL 2022). More
Gilead’s Claim That Generic Purchase of Sofosbuvir Would Lead to Patent Infringement in Brazil Dismissed
Gilead claims there is a patent infringement by two generic producers and directly asked to block any eventual commercialization of sofosbuvir products by these producers in Brazil. More
Press releases from hepCoalition and partner organizations.
Advocates call out Cepheid for canceling commercialization of the portable point-of-care GeneXpert Omni testing instrument and urge the company to reinstate plans to launch Omni. More
Launch of Public Health Partnership to Tackle the Silent Epidemic of Hepatitis C in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Hepatitis C PACT will work in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe — collaborating with “champion countries” that are already revolutionizing hepatitis care. More