What we do

CEVHAP supports initiatives that aim to reduce the significant health, social and economic burden of viral hepatitis in Asia Pacific by working in collaboration with governments, clinicians, people affected by the disease, and other stakeholders to achieve greater public awareness, prevention, management and access to treatment for all people living with the disease.

The goal of CEVHAP is to utilize the collective expertise of its members to assist the region and partner with government bodies in policy formulation and health education.
In addition to influencing public policy, the Coalition is also committed to the development of programs that will reduce the devastating effects of viral hepatitis if left unmonitored or untreated.

CEVHAP welcomed the World Health Assembly's (WHA) Resolution on Viral Hepatitis (WHA63.18) of 21 May 2010, which designated 28 July 2011 as the inaugural World Hepatitis Day and for the first time, recognises viral hepatitis as a global health issue. The Resolution also sets out a number of actions that WHO member countries have committed to take to reduce the effects of viral hepatitis. The work of CEVHAP is closely aligned to the objectives of the WHO Resolution, focusing on three main areas:

 

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 CEVHAP-CUHK Hepatitis Policy in Asia June 2017

>> Viral Hepatitis Asia Survey 2016

 

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NOhep is a global, grassroots movement aimed at bringing all stakeholders together to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. It has been developed to create global awareness of the disease, similar to the red ribbon for HIV/AIDS, and was launched in 2016. NOhep firmly positions itself at the forefront of the elimination conversation, showcasing exemplary leadership, fostering on-the-ground innovative solutions and taking action to support the policy changes needed to eliminate this cancer-causing illness by 2030. Being a part of NOhep means being part of the solution. (To find out more about the development of this exciting initiative, watch this short video: https://youtu.be/Oer-rGwnKZU

 

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>> FAST FACTS
Viral Hepatitis
  Globally, 2 billion people have been
infected with hepatitis B virus, with an
estimated 600,000 dying each year . . .
  The number of people with chronic
hepatitis C and more advanced liver
disease or cirrhosis, is projected to
increase by 38% between 2006 and 2015
unless the number of people being
treated increases substantially.
  There is no vaccine for hepatitis C but
approximately 80% of patients who are
able to complete recommended
treatment, are cured . . .
World Hepatitis Day
July 28
WHD 2013

One million people die from viral 
hepatitis in Asia Pacific every year.
On WORLD HEPATITIS DAY CEVHAP 
urges governments to embrace WHO's
new global framework for action.
                                >> READ MORE

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