About Yvan

Dr Yvan J-F. Hutin is a Technical Officer in charge of Strategic Information at the Global Hepatitis Programme (GHP) of the World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. After a MD training and a residency in hepato-gastroenterology, he joined the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) of the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and completed a PhD in epidemiology at the University of Basel. As part of his public health career, he has worked in Burkina Faso, Uganda, India, China and Sweden. His areas of expertise include epidemiology and prevention of viral hepatitis and Field Epidemiology Training Programmes (FETPs).

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Strategic direction 2: interventions for impact and strategic direction 3: delivering for equity


    Day: 2 November

    Time: 09:30

    The second day of the Summit is dedicated to strategic directions 2 and 3, which cover the issues of "interventions for impact" and "delivering for equity".


    • Conclusions from the World Hepatitis Summit 2015 and progress made.
      Charles Gore, World Hepatitis Alliance
    • 5 core interventions to reach HBV and HCV elimination.
    • Dr. Yvan Hutin, World Health Organization
    • Access to treatment.
    • Shiba Phurailatpam, APN Plus
    • Diagnostics: present and future.
    • Dr. Saleem Kamili, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Hepatitis C prevention and treatment for vulnerable (or marginalised) populations.
    • Professor Gregory Dore, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

    Session objectives:

    • Learn areas of innovation and neglected issues.
    • Hear about the core issues for elimination and equitable access.
    • Gain an overview of the main advocacy areas and gaps.