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World Hepatitis Awareness Day

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World Hepatitis Day

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On July 28, VA joins millions of people across the world taking part in World Hepatitis Day to increase awareness about viral hepatitis and the diseases it causes. Please join us and support the global campaignLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site. to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.

World Hepatitis Day is recognized on the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (July 28, 1925-April 5, 2011) who discovered the hepatitis B virus and developed the first hepatitis B vaccine. Viral hepatitis is a major global health threat with around 350 million people living with chronic hepatitis B and around 170 million people living with chronic hepatitis C. Learn more about VA National Hepatitis Awareness CampaignsLink will take you to our Viral Hepatitis internet site and get the facts about testing and treatment.

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World Hepatitis Day CampaignLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site.
On July 28, the World Hepatitis Alliance promotes the World Health Organization's goal of eliminating viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.

CDC World Hepatitis Day InformationLink will take you outside the VA website.