CDC Continues To Support Global Efforts To Eliminate Viral Hepatitis
CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Think NoHep this World Hepatitis Day
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, which takes place annually on July 28, John W. Ward, director of CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, discusses CDC’s global efforts to control viral hepatitis, including the agency’s support for the implementation of the WHO Global Hepatitis Program. Ward writes, “CDC is committed to continue working toward the elimination of viral hepatitis, both domestically and abroad. The viral hepatitis epidemic has detrimental impact on lives, communities, and health systems around the world. CDC and our global health partners need to act now in order to to make the elimination of viral hepatitis our next greatest achievement” (7/25).