World Hepatitis Day - July 28th

World Hepatitis Day - July 28th

Dear Friends of HFI's HealthUnlocked Community:

July 28, 2014 is the 7th annual global acknowledgment of World Hepatitis Day. This Day is a call to action for the more than 1.5 million people worldwide who die each year from viral hepatitis. Viral hepatitis is

severely neglected and is the world’s 8th leading cause of death--surpassing HIV/AIDS.

World Hepatitis Day also raises awareness and serves to highlight the need for access to testing, treatment, better prevention programs and government action. It is especially important to HFI and we ask patients, families, health care providers, organizations, governments and countries nationally and

internationally to get involved. Visit World Hepatitis Alliance for a free toolkit to plan an event or tweet using the hashtags #thinkhepatitis or #WorldHepatitisDay.

Whatever you decide to do, please take action and help bring awareness to everyone you know.

Here’s to your best health!

Ivonne Perlaza Fuller, CEO

Hepatitis Foundation International


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