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Announcing the 2021 Hepatitis Elimination Champions

 In honor of World Hepatitis Day on July 28th, the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination is thrilled to announce the 2021 Elimination Champions. The 2021 Elimination Champions are leaders in their communities and countries who have gone above and beyond to ensure the promise of hepatitis B and C elimination benefits all peoples. This year’s Champions include visionary clinicians, inspiring persons living with hepatitis, and dedicated public servants.

325
million
people affected worldwide by hepatitis in 2018
21
countries
account for 64% of the burden
7%
of 71 million people
with chronic hepatitis C have access to treatment

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Evidence base

The evidence base was developed using rigorous review methods for the identification and quality assessment of eligible systematic reviews, guidelines, and policy documents. In response to identified global research priorities, the evidence based first looked at implementation of hepatitis B birth dose vaccination and global, regional, national, and sub-national action plans.