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World Hepatitis Day 2021

28 July

Start date : 28/07/2021

End date : 28/07/2021

Where: Online

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Other bodies and agencies,

Consumer affairs and public health,

World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease and hepatocellular cancer. This year’s theme is ‘Hepatitis can’t wait!’.

There are 5 main strains of the hepatitis virus – A, B, C, D and E. Together, hepatitis B and C are the most common which result in 1.1 million deaths and 3 million new infections per year.

This WHO event is supported by the European monitoring centre for drugs and drug addiction (EMCDDA).

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28 July
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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

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Online