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First hepatitis E outbreak in Southeastern Senegal
Endemic circulation of HEV could be favoured by precarious living conditions including lack of hygie...

Clinical feature

Treatment

Clinical feature

Treatment


An unusual case of severe hepatitis E in a healthy young patient treated with ribavirin
Hepatitis E is a rising cause of acute hepatitis in developed nations. Most cases result in a mild a...

Prevention

Public health

Prevention

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Fulminant Transfusion-Associated HEV Infection Despite Screening, England, 2016-2020
HEV and Blood Donation Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infections can have severe, even fatal implication...

Clinical feature

Public health

Clinical feature

Public health


HEV infection among pregnant women in central Nigeria
HEV infection may be life-threatening in pregnant women and has been linked with 20–30% mortality,...

Experimental model

Experimental model


Modelling chronic HEV infection in rats
Convenient small animal models of chronic hepatitis E are necessary for investigating the course of ...

Public health

Public health


A meticulous characterization of HEV infection in the United States
The hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emergent causative agent of acute hepatitis worldwide, transmitted...

Animal reservoir

One health

Animal reservoir

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HEV infection dynamics within Dutch pig farms – no ‘one size fits all’
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3 is very common in pig farms throughout the world and pigs are an ...

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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...

Call for HEV abstract submission
Prof. Philip Meuleman, together with Prof. Heiner Wedemeyer and a few other colleagues, is organizin...

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

EVENTS

2022-08-30

PhD defence ceremony of Y. Li on hepatitis E therapeutic development
You are hereby invited to the PhD defence ceremony of Y. Li on Tuesday, 30 August 2022 at 15.30 hrs (Central European Time); Title thesis: Drug Repurposing for Treating Hepatitis E Virus Infection; Promotor(s): Prof. dr. M.P. Peppelenbosch; Prof. R.A. de Man; Copromotor: Dr. Q. Pan; Link to the live stream of the PhD defense ceremony: https://youtu.be/6A_vGkLuOuE

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