El pasado 22 de mayo, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y la Asamblea Mundial de la Salud (AMS) aprobaron una resolución relativa a la hepatitis, por la que los Estados miembros se comprometen a tomar medidas para abordar esta pandemia global. Más información, en inglés, está disponible abajo.

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On May 22, 2014, four years after introducing its first vral hepatitis resolution, the World Health Assembly (WHA) - the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO) - passed the Hepatitis Resolution, which commits the WHO and United Nations (UN) member states to urgent action to address the global hepatitis pandemic, including that of hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Globally, an estimated 185 millions people have been infected with HCV. Since 2010, more than a million of them have died from HCV - related liver disease, although hepatitis C is treatable and curable.

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