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New year, new materials: PAHO releases an infographic to continue the fight against Hepatitis in the AmericasWith the arrival of 2013, PAHO has taken the opportunity to reaffirm its commitment into the fight against Viral Hepatitis in the Americas.  

The organization just released this week an infographic that summarizes the essentials an individual should know about Viral Hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Organization expects this material to be very helpful raising awareness and knowledge of these diseases in the Region. PAHO welcomes you to use and share the material!

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Last Updated on Friday, 11 January 2013 11:25

World Hepatitis Day 2014



2014

Hepatitis: increasing access to diagnosis and treatment could save millions of lives in the Americas (07/28/2014)

Hepatitis: Think again

On World Hepatitis Day, July 28, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) acknowledges stepped-up global and regional action to prevent and control viral hepatitis in recent years and the potential for new drugs to cure the disease. But the Organization also highlights the need to make the benefits of this progress more accessible for those who need them most.

WHO welcomes global momentum on viral hepatitis (07/25/2014)

23 JULY 2014 ¦ MELBOURNE/GENEVA - On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, WHO welcomes new progress in tackling one of the world’s most serious diseases. Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E – affects millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic liver disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year.

Partners sign call to action on hepatitis (07/14/2014)

Partners sign call to action on hepatitisWHO - Participants of the first global partners' meeting on hepatitis convened by WHO in March 2014 agree on a historic "Call to action to scale up global hepatitis response". 

2013

Jon Secada and PAHO/WHO team up for hepatitis awareness (07/25/2013)

Invitation to launch of the Viral Hepatitis Global Policy Report in advance of World Hepatitis Day (07/23/2013)

Hepatitis is a silent epidemic that kills two people per minute throughout the world (07/23/2013)

New year, new materials: PAHO releases an infographic to continue the fight against Hepatitis in the Americas (01/11/2013)

2012

PAHO Calls for Strengthening the Fight Against Hepatitis, a "Silent" Disease that Affects Millions of People in the Americas (07/26/2012)

PAHO events during the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. (07/19/2012)

The Region of the Americas is preparing the commemoration of "World Hepatitis Day" (06/24/2012)

Affiliated Independent Event on Viral Hepatitis and HIV Co-Infection in the Program of the International Conference on AIDS (06/20/2012)

The PAHO holds the first Regional Meeting on Viral Hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean (06/19/2012)

2011

PAHO/WHO Warns of Growing Health Toll of Hepatitis (07/27/2011)

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