Press releases from hepCoalition and partner organizations.
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Today New Hepatitis Resolution is Passed at World Health Assembly; Challenges WHO and Member States to Act
Press Release – 22 May 2014 – Geneva
The World Health Assembly passed new Hepatitis Resolution committing WHO and UN member states to urgent action to address the global hepatitis pandemic. More
Pills cost pennies, greed costs lives.
As the 49th International Liver Conference is officially starting, activist held a demonstration in the main hall to raise the issue of access to hepatitis C treatment in LMICs. More
Bangkok, Thailand, 28 February 2014
Activists from 22 countries joined forces at the first-ever HCV World CAB to demand equitable access to HCV treatment from six multinational pharmaceutical companies. More
The meeting is to gather 40 international activists to strategize together in order to increase HCV treatment access by addressing key issues. More
Press Release – 9 December 2013 / Bangkok – Paris – Basel – London – New York
On 6 Dec 2013, FDA approved Gilead’s HCV drug Sovaldi. Yet its anticipated price tag of $80,000 will ensure this drug remains out of reach for the vast majority of people with HCV. More
Press Release — 25 July 2013
On World Hepatitis Day, millions of people with HCV and their advocates have issued a petition calling on Dr. Margaret Chan to act urgently to increase global access to HCV tools. More