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World Hepatitis Alliance Warns that Stigma is a Major Threat to New Initiative Against Hepatitis Epidemic

  • This is over 15 times the number infected with HIV/AIDS[3]
  • Between them hepatitis B and C kill one million people a year[2]
  • Less than one third (32%) of governments report funding action to reduce the stigmatisation of, and discrimination against, people living with hepatitis B or C[1]
  • 81% of low income country governments have not funded any awareness work and 85% have not acted to reduce stigma[1]
  • One in three people on the planet has been exposed to either or both viruses

  • World Hepatitis Alliance

    The World Hepatitis Alliance provides global leadership and supports action that will halt the death toll and improve the lives of people living with chronic viral hepatitis B and C.  Through better awareness, prevention, care, support and access to treatment, our ultimate goal is to work with governments to eradicate these diseases from the planet.  

    The World Hepatitis Alliance is a Non-Governmental Organisation representing more than 280 hepatitis B and C patient groups from around the world.  The World Hepatitis Alliance is governed by a board consisting entirely of hepatitis B or C patients and elected by patient groups from the six WHO world regions: Africa, the Americas, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, South-East Asia and Western Pacific.  For further information visit:    

    World Hepatitis Alliance - Seeking a world without viral hepatitis B and C.

    World Hepatitis Day

    The fourth annual World Hepatitis Day will take place on Thursday 28th July 2011, as part of an ongoing campaign launched by the World Hepatitis Alliance in 2008. This is the first year that the WHO has endorsed World Hep

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