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Vaccine

Vaccine


Promising results from a hepatitis E vaccine study in rural Bangladesh
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major cause of acute viral hepatitis and is particularly harmful in low...

Clinical feature

Clinical feature


HEV Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients in Sweden
Following exposure to hepatitis E virus (HEV), liver transplant recipients have increased risk of de...

Clinical feature

Clinical feature


A Viennese case series of patients with acute hepatitis E showed that mortality is low – even in severe courses
The results of a recent study conducted at the Vienna General Hospital, led by Prof. Thomas Reiberge...

Diagnostics

Diagnostics


Extracellular vesicle-derived ASS1 for predicting HEV-ALF occurrence
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection is usually a self-limiting disease, and the majority of infections...

Virology

Virology


Accurate atomic model of the hepatitis E virus pORF1
Structural biology, the field that produces atomic-level structures of biomacromolecules, has underg...

Animal reservoir

One health

Animal reservoir

One health


Serological screening for HEV in camels in Kazakhstan
Until now, the camel was considered an ordinary farm animal with infectious diseases peculiar only t...

Animal reservoir

One health

Animal reservoir

One health


HEV Infection in Cetaceans in Spain
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emerging zoonotic pathogen with worldwide distribution that has been d...

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Call for Abstracts: International HEV Symposium in Istanbul
The International Vaccine Institute (Seoul, South Korea) is hosting a Hepatitis E Symposium this Apr...

Antiviral agent

Antiviral agent


PhD awarded to Yunlong Li on hepatitis E research
On 30 August, Yunlong Li defended his PhD thesis on the development of antiviral therapy for treatin...

Public health

Public health


Experience of the first HEV vaccination campaign
Hepatitis E outbreaks regularly occur during humanitarian emergencies, often leading to tens of thou...

Public health

Public health


Introducing a Chinese consortium of hepatitis E
CCSHE, The Chinese Consortium for the Study of Hepatitis E, is an academic association dedicated to ...

Clinical feature

Clinical feature


Advancing chronic hepatitis E research and patient care
The hepatitis E virus (HEV) was initially thought to exclusively cause acute hepatitis. However, the...

Public health

Public health


Severe hepatitis in children of unknown origin – update in Journal of Hepatology
At the beginning of April 2022 10 cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children <...

Public health

Public health


Hepatitis E in India
The study of hepatitis E is deeply intertwined with India. The existence of hepatitis E virus as a d...

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Global Hepatitis E Platform

The mission of the Global Hepatitis E Platform is to enhance the global awareness and knowledge about hepatitis E. We connect all stakeholders to join forces for advancing hepatitis E research, education, public health and patient care.

We promote transparency, objectivity and collaboration in pursuit of knowledge and insights, wherever this may lead us.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Qiuwei Abdullah Pan

Coordinator/Founder, Erasmus MC Rotterdam
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Pengfei Li

Coordinator Assistant, Erasmus MC Rotterdam
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Marla Lavrijsen

Technical Support, Erasmus MC Rotterdam
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Naomi Delleman

Secretary, Erasmus MC Rotterdam
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EVENTS

2023-04-27

2nd International HEV Symposium
The meeting will be held from April 27 to 28, 2023, in Istanbul. The 2-day meeting will feature talks and presentations given on the latest updates on HEV epidemiology, diagnostics, treatment, laboratory research, and disease control. Abstract submission closes on February 24th at midnight (GMT). More information: https://www.ivi.int/hev-symposium-2023/

GHEP offers free membership for your better connection with the hepatitis E community