GHS 2018 Welcome Address & Plenary 1: WHO Elimination Targets | Exhibit Hall G
Welcome to the 16th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, ISVHLD
The Summit's opening ceremony, is the perfect way to begin your experience of Toronto, one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse cities in the world.
Warm greetings to delegates from Harry Janssen and Michael Mannswill be followed by acknowledgments of groundbreaking achievements that have impacted upon science and medicine.
Chairs: John Ward & Julio Montaner
Elimination targets: Rationale and WHO’s role in helping countries get there Gottfried Hirnschall , World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva
What tools are needed to generate the evidence - measuring success David Thomas, Johns Hopkins University, Towson
Role of patient and community in the global response Su Wang , Center For Asian Health, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Florham Park
National elimination in a focused epidemic: Australia Gregory Dore , The Kirby Institute, UNSW, Sydney
National elimination in a generalized epidemic: Egypt Manal El-Sayed, Ain Shams University, Cairo