ASBM is pleased to announce the addition of Hepatitis Foundation International to its steering committee. The Foundation joins other patient and physician groups who help further the mission of organization which is to ensure the patient remains at the forefront of biologic and biosimilar policy making.
The Hepatitis Foundation International is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 1994 working to eradicate chronic hepatitis for 400 million people globally. HFI is dedicated to increasing and promoting health and wellness; reducing the incidence of preventable liver-related chronic diseases, and lifestyles that negatively impact the liver. Some of these diseases include: obesity, diabetes, hepatitis, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease and fatty/liver cancer. The HFI reaches well over 5 million patients and health care professionals annually through its public and private partnerships.
ASBM welcomes the international voice for the Hepatitis community to its steering committee to ensure the voice of the hundreds of millions affected by the disease are heard.