[Journée mondiale contre les hépatites 2016]
Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by infection with a hepatitis virus.
ECDC coordinates the surveillance for hepatitis A, B and C to help EU countries assess the hepatitis disease burden, evaluate existing prevention and control strategies, and to define epidemiological trends or transmission patterns.
Is Europe ready to eliminate viral hepatitis? In order to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030, Europe needs to focus on testing, treatment and surveillance. WHO global hepatitis target for 2030: A 90% reduction of new cases of chronic hepatitis.
- Date de parution: juillet 2016
- Editeur: European Centre for Disease prevention and Control (ECDC)