WHO Press Conference
Date: 27 July 2017
10:00 - 10:45
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: WHO press conference for World Hepatitis Day 2017.
Embargo until 5 p.m., Geneva time on Thursday 27 July 2017.
The World Hepatitis Day 2017 is commemorated under the theme "Eliminate Hepatitis" to mobilize action towards the final elimination goal for hepatitis included in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. On World Hepatitis Day 2017, WHO is publishing new information from 28 focus countries which shows encouraging national response.
Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, Director, Department of HIV, Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO
Dr Marc Bulterys, Team lead, Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO
Dr Benedetta Allegranzi, Coordinator for Infection prevention and control, WHO