World Hepatitis Day 2017

The theme of World Hepatitis Day 2017 was the elimination of viral hepatitis

ECDC: around 9 million Europeans are affected by chronic hepatitis B or C

An estimated 4.7 million Europeans are living with chronic hepatitis B and almost 4 million (3.9) with chronic hepatitis C infection. However, large numbers of them are not even aware of their infection as they have not yet been tested and diagnosed.

Video: World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is marked on 28 July each year to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis. The five known hepatitis viruses are types A, B, C, D and E