COVID-19 impacts the global 2030 target to eliminate viral hepatitis

COVID-19 impacts the global 2030 target to eliminate viral hepatitis

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO set a target to eliminate viral hepatitis around the world by 2030. But, as focus necessarily turned toward the pandemic, the organization seems to now doubt viral hepatitis elimination goals will be met.The World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), which represents 300 member organizations from 99 countries, assessed the impact of COVID-19 on WHO’s goal through a survey. Between March 30, 2020, and May 4, 2020, 132 self-selecting individuals from 32 countries responded to the survey, and WHA published the results in Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology.MostRead More

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