Le 22 mai, l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) ainsi que l’Assemblée Mondiale de la Santé ont adopté une résolution sur l’hépatite qui demande aux Etats membres d’agir afin de régler le problème de la pandémie mondiale de l’hépatite. Pour en savoir plus, en anglais, veuillez lire les informations ci-dessous.

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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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