24 July 2016 – Every year in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, around 400 000 people are newly infected with hepatitis C virus. Over two thirds of those people will develop chronic hepatitis C, which is one of the main causes of liver cancer. Currently, nearly 16 million people live with chronic hepatitis C in the Region.
World Hepatitis Day
28 July 2016
Call for applications: Joint Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean/Tropical Disease Research small grants scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty
Deadline for submissions 1 August 2016