World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2017
27 July 2017 – New data from 28 countries - representing approximately 70% of the global hepatitis burden - indicate that efforts to eliminate hepatitis are gaining momentum. Published to coincide with World Hepatitis Day, the data reveal that nearly all 28 countries have established high-level national hepatitis elimination committees (with plans and targets in place) and more than half have allocated dedicated funding for hepatitis responses.
325 million325 million people were living with chronic hepatitis infections worldwide in 2015.Fact sheet on hepatitis B
1.34 million1.34 million people died of hepatitis in 2015 globally.Global strategy on hepatitis 2016-2021
95%95% of people with hepatitis C can be completely cured within 2-3 months.Fact sheet on hepatitis C
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