In July 2024, we started a new partnership with ACCESS Health International to amplify our impact and strengthen collaboration towards hepatitis elimination.  This strategic partnership will focus on: Joint advocacy: Raising awareness and advocating for viral hepatitis elimination efforts with global health organizations, government leaders, and health ministries.Knowledge sharing: Sharing expertise, best practices, and…

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How governments can make the most of the drug pricing agreements for viral hepatitis medicines

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From 23-25 April, we will be in Abu Dhabi for the AVPN Global Conference 2024, organised by AVPN under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the International Humanitarian and Philanthropic Council. Under this year’s theme “One Asia, One Future”, AVPN Global Conference 2024 will bring together…

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  From 9-11 April, we will be in Lisbon for the World Hepatitis Summit 2024, organised by the World Hepatitis Alliance with the support of the Ministry of Health of Portugal. The Summit is the only global hepatitis conference focused on a multi-stakeholder, multi-sector public health approach which brings together diverse participants, from civil society…

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In 2019, 296 million people were living with chronic hepatitis B infection, with 1.5 million new infections annually. A safe and effective hepatitis B vaccine can potentially reduce to zero new hepatitis B infections, yet too many unvaccinated children continue to become infected. The biggest challenge in vaccination coverage is the failure to administer the…

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  Brian’s life has been a challenging journey since being diagnosed with HIV many years ago. However, in 2019, he made a conscious decision to take control of his health. Committed to his antiretroviral (ARV) medication, he attended clinical visits and began leading a healthier life. Brian couldn’t shake the feeling that something was wrong…

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  One of the new hepatitis experts of the ACCELERATE programme has gone viral. Dr Wamundila Kawana, a gastroenterology trainee, was already fairly knowledgeable about hepatitis but benefited from training on how to train health workers, disseminate hepatitis data, and conduct policy and advocacy activities. Dr. Kawana’s leadership at the HBV integrated clinic led to…

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Dr Diyase Agness Chola is a Senior Medical Officer based at Luangwa District Hospital. At the time of her enrolment in the Accelerate Hepatitis Programme, Dr Chola did not know much about hepatitis. With time, her understanding improved and her passion for hepatitis and infectious disease, in general, grew. She began to realize how much…

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