The Silent Pandemic: Tackling Hepatitis C with Policy Innovation was developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit and investigates the challenges posed by the hepatitis C virus and how systemic policy innovation can minimise its impact. The report found:
The launch of the report included presentations from Paul Kielstra from the Economist Intelligence Unit; Charles Gore, President of the World Hepatitis Alliance; Jack Wallace, Executive Member of the Coalition for the Eradication of Viral Hepatitis in Asia and the Pacific (CEVHAP) and Prof. David Goldberg, Head of Scottish Hepatitis C Programme. The report was supported by Janssen Pharmaceutica NV and its findings are based on extensive desk research and interviews conducted with leading global medical and policy experts.
To read the report click here
To watch the webcast click here
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 )
CEVHAP has been vetted and approved to receive tax-deductible donations and grants via CAF America.
If you are a US donor wishing to make a tax-deductible contribution to support us, please visit the “Give Now” page at CAF America’s website at www.cafamerica.org and following these steps:
1. Visit http://cafamerica.org
3. “Give a single gift”
4. “Search and Give to organizations in the CAF America Database”
5. Type in “CEVHAP”
6. Click “Donate Now”
7. Fill out the form accordingly and click Submit
8. Enter credit card information and click Submit
9. Wait for the confirmation page – do not re-click submit or refresh the page as you may be additionally charged.
10. An e-mail confirmation will be sent to you for tax deduction purposes.