July 28, 2019: World Hepatitis Day


This year, WHO is focussing on the need for increased financing for hepatitis prevention, testing, treatment and care services in the context of universal health coverage (UHC) with a slogan “Invest in eliminating hepatitis”. This campaign can help to achieve the following objectives:

  • To urge national and regional policymakers increase political and financial commitments for hepatitis response
  • To highlight WHO’s new costing estimates for hepatitis elimination within the context of health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and UHC by 2030
  • To encourage people come forward to access hepatitis prevention, testing and treatment services

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