The Swiss Hepatitis Strategy

The Swiss Hepatitis Strategy is the most important project of Swiss Hepatitis. Since 2014, a network of volunteers has been working on the elimination of viral hepatitis in Switzerland. The network consists of 80 personalities, including medical professionals, patient representatives, representatives from the business community, insurers and health policy makers. The network has developed a strategy for the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030. The elimination targets of the World Health Organization (WHO), which first published them in 2016, served as a guideline. The Swiss Hepatitis Strategy therefore aims to achieve the following goals:

Reduction of 95% by 2030 of

As well as the increase of the

The so-called Flagship Projects, which have emerged from the network to fill gaps and are implemented by Swiss Hepatitis, serve to implement the goals. The network members meet twice a year to review progress and discuss measures. They are organised into four steering groups covering the areas of «Prevention and Awareness», «Testing and Surveillance», «Access to Treatment», «High Risk Groups» and «Finances».

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