Scaling-up Hepatitis Testing to Achieve the SDGs: Challenges and Opportunities from the COVID-19 Response
This webinar brought together leading diagnostic organizations, country representatives, and public health institutions to discuss both the challenges and opportunities in hepatitis testing presented by COVID-19.
Key discussion areas included:
Capacity building for diagnostic testing in response to COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19 on national capacity for hepatitis B and C testing
Opportunities for leveraging COVID-19 testing capacity to strengthen testing for hepatitis B and hepatitis C
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This webinar was the first in a new webinar series called Hep Test that will bring together diverse stakeholders to:
1) share challenges and lessons learned in scaling-up HBV and HCV testing
2) build support for testing programs
3) disseminate innovations in testing technologies and strategies; and
4) identify new research needs.