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WHO Seeks Input On 3 Global Health Strategies; Among Them, Viral Hepatitis Receives Least Attention

Devex: As WHO drafts its global health strategies, a need to reconsider viral hepatitis response
“The World Health Organization recently announced that it was seeking input on the three global health sector strategies — HIV and AIDS, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infection — it was drafting until April 30. … Among the three health issues, viral hepatitis has arguably received the least attention. … It is a toll comparable to that of HIV and tuberculosis, and yet funding to combat viral hepatitis has significantly paled…” (Valerio, 4/10).

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