September 22, 2023

UN Group of Friends to Eliminate Hepatitis

The Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination


In-Person and Online

Date & Time

September 22, 2023
8:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
September 22, 2023
11:00AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT

Join the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination, Nobel laureate Harvey Alter, ministers of health and mission representatives from the UN Group of Friends to Eliminate Hepatitis. Launched at UNGA77 and led by the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations, The Group of Friends to Eliminate Hepatitis is built on a foundation of building political will to promote access to hepatitis prevention, care and treatment and provide a platform for exchanging information, best practices, models of innovation and lessons learned.
This year’s meetings align with the theme of UNGA 78: Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability for all.
  • 8 a.m. – Session 1: Strengthening Political Commitment and Global Solidarity for Hepatitis Elimination: Hepatitis service integration via UHC
  • 11 a.m. – Session 2: Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B virus: Achievement of the UN SDG.