Strategies for combatting hepatitis: new framework for global action released

The Global alert and response programme at WHO headquarters has launched a framework for global action entitled, “Prevention and control of viral hepatitis infection”. The document describes the four areas of work to prevent, treat and save the lives of people infected with hepatitis through targeted regional and country-specific strategies.

The framework is also in the process of being translated into Russian. The report can be read in full at the WHO headquarters web site.