Push to eliminate viral hepatitis in Africa by 2030

Efforts are being made by African countries to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

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Hepatitis, a curable disease, claims more lives than AIDS

Hepatitis claims approximately 1.5 million lives each year more than the number of people who die from AIDS, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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‘World has ignored hepatitis at its peril,’ warns UN health agency ahead of World Day

With some 400 million people around the world infected with hepatitis B and C, the United Nations health agency today encouraged countries to boost testing and access to services and medicines for people in need.