Press release: Urgent increase in hepatitis testing and treatment neededProgress report on access to hepatitis C treatment, 2018Guidelines for the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, 2018Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis C infection, 2016Guidelines for the prevention, care and treatment of persons with chronic hepatitis B infection, 2015Progress toward access to hepatitis B treatment worldwide
If you're infected, taking certain precautions can help prevent spreading the virus to others.Signs and symptoms of hepatitis B range from mild to severe. It can be fatal if it isn’t treated. Your risk of hepatitis B infection increases if you:The hepatitis B vaccine is typically given as three or four injections over six months.
Hepatitis B is a worldwide healthcare problem. Having chronic hepatitis B increases your risk of developing liver failure, liver cancer or cirrhosis — a condition that permanently scars of the liver.Most adults with hepatitis B recover fully, even if their signs and symptoms are severe. © The events will engage high-level leaders, advocates and patient representatives from global, regional and national organizations, highlighting the innovative solutions and partnerships needed in scaling up hepatitis testing and treatment services, as well as celebrating the country's championing experience in the global hepatitis response.
They are root causes of liver cancer, leading to 1.34 million deaths every year.