Communication campaigns: World Hepatitis Day

Every year on 28 July, World Hepatitis Day is held to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis. 


World Hepatitis Day 2020

28 Jul 2020

ECDC coordinates the enhanced surveillance for hepatitis A, B and C to help countries define epidemiological trends or transmission patterns among newly diagnosed cases.

World Hepatitis Day on 28 July provides an opportunity each year to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis.


Spring European Testing Week 2020

15 May 2020 - 22 May 2020

European Testing Week is a European campaign that encourages partner organisations, in community, health care and policy institutions, throughout Europe to unite for one week twice a year to increase testing efforts and promote awareness on the benefits of earlier hepatitis and HIV testing.

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World Hepatitis Day 2016

This infographic explains the different types of hepatitis and explains what has to be done to eliminate viral hepatits as a public health threat in Europe