Second World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis
August 8 & 9, 2017
Alaska Pacific University
Coinciding with 23rd International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
The conference is led by Indigenous people and is designed for Indigenous peoples, clinicians, those working in Indigenous health and civil society organizations.
By attending this conference attendees will be able to:
- Better understand the prevalence and burden of hepatitis viruses in Indigenous Peoples across the globe
- Share experiences with and learn from a wide range of stakeholders including Indigenous Peoples, clinicians, researchers, people living with viral hepatitis and civil society organizations. This is through both the program and informal networking opportunities.
- Review and contribute to the updating of the Anwernekenhe Consensus Statement
We look forward to an exciting conference and can’t wait to welcome you to Anchorage!
Watch this short video of Raquel Peck, CEO of the World Hepatitis Alliance, to learn more about viral hepatitis in Indigenous communities and why we think this conference is so important in tackling what has historically been a neglected issue: