Communication campaigns: World Hepatitis Day

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


Viral hepatitis: testing saves lives

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​Every year, around 50 000 newly diagnosed cases of hepatitis B and C are reported across Europe but millions are unaware of their infection. Left untreated, hepatitis can cause irreversible liver damage. Hepatitis A is recognised as a re-emerging health threat in Europe.

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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