News

The Coalition to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis in Asia Pacific (CEVHAP) was established in
October 2010 as a multidisciplinary body to advocate for public policy reforms that
reduce the burden of viral hepatitis in Asia-Pacific.

Australian Specialist Develops New Tools for the Fight Against Hepatitis B

Liverpool Hospital, Sydney NSW, at the launch of a set of innovative educational resources designed to improve the treatment rates of Australia’s approximately 170,000 hepatitis B sufferers and reduce the incidence of hepatitis B-related liver cancer and liver failure:

Locarnini-Aust-2012
L to R:
Professor Stephen Locarnini, Director, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Reference Laboratory for Hepatitis B at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory; Dr Kerry Chant, Chief Health Officer, NSW; Dr Miriam Levy, Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney

For more details:
CEVHAP - NSW Health Joint Press Release, 23 July 2012

CEVHAP Policy Symposium at APASL

At the 22nd Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) held in Taipei, on 19 February 2012, CEVHAP staged its first symposium entitled: “Better health through better public policies – What we can learn from the HIV experience.”
[Programme]

Keynote speaker, Dr David Thomas, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the USA, presented some compelling data emphasising the comparatively large number of deaths occurring as a result of viral hepatitis infection as opposed to the small amount of funding received by the sector - from both public and private sources . The Symposium highlighted the need to build far better public awareness about viral hepatitis and also the need for adequate surveillance data, lacking in many countries, upon which to build and develop sound policy responses.

Some key media articles following the symposium:

Express Pharma (India) Online, 16-31 March 2012
CEVHAP hosts agenda-setting meet on hepatitis policy

South China Morning Post, 13 March 2012
Going viral; Break the silence; Lessons from an earlier battle

South China Morning Post, 21 February 2012
A silent killer remains at large

World Hepatitis Day

Many CEVHAP members across Asia Pacific have participated in a range of activities torecognise World Hepatitis Day in order to raise awareness and understanding in the community of the disease and its serious impact:

World Hepatitis Day Report from Lucknow, India 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in Hong Kong 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in Malaysia 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in Taiwan 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in Korea 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in Indonesia 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in China 
World Hepatitis Day Coverage in Thailand

AASLD 2011 Annual Meeting

Prof D.S. Chen, co-founder & Chair of CEVHAP, on being awarded the Distinguished Clinician Educator/Mentor Award

Subcategories

FaLang translation system by Faboba

 CEVHAP-CUHK Hepatitis Policy in Asia June 2017

>> Viral Hepatitis Asia Survey 2016

 

nohep.logo_horizontal.jpg

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 Activity Report Brochure EMAIL smaller Cover

>> FEATURED VIDEOS 
Why hepatitis policy matters - the story of Baltazar Lucas  
 
Video What are the dangers of viral #hepatitis? Hear what #CEVHAP Chair Prof Ding-Shinn Chen had to say to the Wall Street Journal.
  
A Message from DS Chen
Chairman, CEVHAP

 

Connect with usconnect with CEVHAP