Amazonas Sustainable Foundation articulates anti-hepatitis network in the Amazon

10 the November the 2017 - Not find, They were presented the goals set by the World Health Organization (WHO) to reduce 90% new cases of hepatitis B and C and the mortality 65% hepatitis B and C to 2030.

 

On Friday (10), the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) and Hepatitis Victoria Institute (Hepvic), They promoted a meeting with hepatitis institutions and actors of the state of Amazonas, for socialization actions, projects and research in the Area. At the time, attended by representatives of the Alfredo da Mata (fuam), Tropical Medicine Foundation (FMT), School of Health Sciences, University of Amazonas State (ESA-UEA), Municipal Health Manaus (Sems) and Ministry of Health-Department IST, HIV / AIDS and viral hepatitis.

The mobilization of the participants is a result of the Brazilian defense to the cause of hepatitis on the world stage for many years, pushing to achieve intensified and global responses on the complications of the disease. Brazil is reference in providing assistance and care of viral hepatitis patients through the public health system since 2002.

Not find, They were presented the goals set by the World Health Organization (WHO) to reduce 90% new cases of hepatitis B and C and the mortality 65% hepatitis B and C to 2030. So, all they reflected on collaborative and integrated actions to optimize the face of various types of hepatitis, in riverside locations in Amazon.

For the CEO of Hepvic, Melanie Eagle, Brazil is on track to eradicate the disease:

“Brazil follows the guidelines of the WHO and this is something positive for all types of hepatitis are combated, the challenge is to get the most remote communities in the Amazon have access to this treatment. We must continue with the role of awareness, sendo catalysts, transforming agents towards the eradication”, said.

Next Steps

The joints are still in November, days 13 until 14 , with technical visits to institutions. "This is an effort to expand FAS performances in healthcare. Through the Education and Health Program, We have a direct network with about 100 Community health workers in areas protected within State, as they develop educational activities focusing on early childhood, can be orientation vectors and prevention of hepatitis "notes the coordinator of the Education and Health Program (PES) FAS, Nathalia Flores

Hepatitis Victoria Institute

A Hepatitis Victoria Institute (Hepvic) It is a non-governmental organization, sem to luctrativos, rooted in South Australia, no state of Victoria. Reference the specific role of hepatitis, the Hepvic operates throughout the Victoria region to eradicate the virality of the disease and promote assistance to those infected by it. Learn more at: https://www.hepvic.org.au/

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