World Hepatitis Day- July 28, 2014

World Hepatitis Day- July 28, 2014

Sep 23, 2014

What is World Hepatitis Day?

The World Hepatitis Day website describes World Hepatitis Day as an annual event that brings attention to chronic viral hepatitis worldwide and stands in solidarity with persons who have hepatitis B or C, Fjallraven Kanken Big two forms of life-threatening liver disease. Alan Branch Approximately 500 million people – one in 12 worldwide – are infected with viral hepatitis B or C. In Canada, an estimated 550,000 people have viral hepatitis, with many unaware of their status. Nike SB Blazer Many persons with viral hepatitis experience no obvious symptoms until serious liver damage has occurred. In fact, in Canada, about 1 in 5 people with Hepatitis C do not know they have the virus. ROSHE TWO If left untreated,

  • viral hepatitis can lead to severe damage to the liver, Fjällräven Kånken Mini liver cancer, and the need for a liver transplant. The 2014 WHD Committee has decided to maintain last year’s slogan for this year’s World Hepatitis Day event to encourage testing: Know your status? Get tested. Asics Gel Lyte 3 Help us increase awareness about viral hepatitis. Nike Baloncesto For more information you can visit the World Hepatitis Day website or On July 28, Air Jordan 10 Retro
    2014 the Lethbridge HIV Connection and the Lethbridge Courage AAWEAR (Alberta Addicts Who Educate and Advocate Responsibly) group,

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  • will be out doing walking outreach from 10:00-12:00pm handing out information on Hepatitis and bringing more awareness to the topic.

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