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Time For World To Work Together To Mitigate Impact From Hepatitis

Huffington Post: World Hepatitis Day Is an Opportunity to Stop This Silent Killer, Once and For All
Hande Harmanci, a medical officer with the WHO’s Global Hepatitis Program

“…The good news is that we are beginning to see a new momentum around hepatitis. Politicians are starting to take it seriously: at the World Health Assembly this May, 194 governments agreed to a new resolution to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis. New medicines are appearing. … And just this week, WHO has released a new manual to help health workers tackle outbreaks of Hepatitis E. … World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity for the global community to respond to the call to action issued at a WHO-organized meeting of people working on and affected by hepatitis…” (7/28).

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