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Stephen Colbert Report Gives World Hepatitis Day Shout-Out
July 28 – Comedian Stephen Colbert on his daily show features World Hepatitis Day!
U.S. White House Live Webcast for World Hepatitis Day
July 28 – Tune in Wednesday, July 30 from 12:00-3:00pm EST, for a Live Webcast from the White House observance of World Hepatitis Day and to recognize hepatitis leaders that includes the Hepatitis B Foundation’s Executive Director! Tune in here.
WHO Welcomes Global Momentum On Viral Hepatitis
July 28 – Today on World Hepatitis Day, the World Health Organization welcomes new progress in tackling one of the world’s most serious diseases. Read more.
Viral Hepatitis Now Kills More People Than HIV/AIDS
July 28 – A major new analysis published in The Lancet highlights positive progress on the global burden of HIV/AIDS. Viral hepatitis, however, remains neglected and faces significant challenges to address the spiraling mortality rate. Read more.
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day
1 in 12 people worldwide suffers from chronic hepatitis B and C. World Hepatitis Day aims to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis as a major global health threat. This year’s theme is “Hepatitis: Think Again.” Join the World Hepatitis Day Thunderclap to be one of thousands of voices sharing the same message on the same day via Facebook and Twitter! Download free campaign materials and read more at www.worldhepatitisalliance.org.
Hep B United Awards $60,000 to Community-Based Organizations
Through a CDC cooperative agreement, the Hepatitis B Foundation is able to provide mini-grants to Hep B United coalition members to address the strategic priorities of improving screening and linkage to care efforts, which have been clearly outlined in the HHS Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. Hep B United is a national coalition established by the Hepatitis B Foundation and Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations to support local hepatitis B coalitions across the country working to eliminate hepatitis B. Learn more.
Visit LiverCancerConnect.org for Valuable Information!
This website is a dedicated program of the Hepatitis B Foundation and is the only patient-focused website available. Learn more about primary liver cancer and visit the physician director, drug watch, clinical trials and listing of listing of cancer centers across the U.S. Visit http://livercancerconnect.org.
Page last modified July 27, 2014