Tweetcap: #WorldHepatitisDay helps raise awareness

Sunday was #WorldHepatitisDay, which presented a unique opportunity to raise awareness and highlight some of the latest research and advancements in the field.

Kaiser Permanente remains at the forefront of finding innovative approaches for screening and treatment of hepatitis C (HCV), which takes center stage in a recent feature on our Permanente Medicine website.

 

A number of Permanente physicians are sharing their thoughts on eliminating HCV…

 

…the most recent outbreak of the hepatitis A virus has infected about 22,000 people…

 

…knowledge is key for progress…

 

…and millions of lives have been saved by clinical advancements…

 

…however, there is more to be done in the quest to prevent and treat all forms of hepatitis.

 

For more information on how hepatitis A-E affects people worldwide, visit the World Health Organization site.