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EATG joins new coalition calling on EU to take action to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030

Launched at an event in the European Parliament on 7 June 2017, the ACHIEVE (short for Associations Collaborating on Hepatitis to Immunize and Eliminate the Viruses in Europe) coalition calls on the EU to take action to eliminate viral hepatitis B and C by 2030 in the WHO European Region, in line with the WHO Global Health Sector Strategy on viral hepatitis, the WHO Europe Action Plan, which build on and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ACHIEVE coalititon comes together to speak with one voice representing patients and community, clinicians and researchers.

The coalition includes the following organisations: the European Liver Patients’ Association (ELPA), the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board, Hepatitis B and C Public Policy Association, EASL International Liver Foundation, European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), Correlation Network, the World Hepatitis Alliance and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal).

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New coalition calls on the EU to take action to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030

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