hepatitis

WHO urges countries to invest in eliminating hepatitis

The World Health Organization has called on countries to take advantage of recent reductions in the costs of diagnosing and treating viral hepatitis and scale up investments in disease elimination.

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WHO calls on countries to continue to translate their commitments into increased services to eliminate hepatitis

Viral hepatitis affected 325 million people worldwide in 2015, with 257 million people living with hepatitis B and 71 million people living with hepatitis C – the two main killers of the five types of hepatitis.