World Hepatitis Day on 19th May: “Are you number 12?” – Report in PARLIAMENTMAGAZINE by EU parliament – ELPA – European Liver Patients Association

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2009-05-11 12:00

One in 12 people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B or C, including more than 23 million people in Europe.

Shockingly, up to 90 per cent of them are not even aware of their infection. Currently, there is no systematic approach to tackle this health threat across Europe. Cross-border cooperation is essential in halting the spread of viral hepatitis, says Nadine Piorkowsky… [read more]