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World celebrates World Hepatitis Day (WHD)

The World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed every year on July 28 to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. The 2017 theme is “Eliminate Hepatitis”. Hepatitis is a viral infection which causes inflammation in the liver. It is a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, ..


July 28: World observes “World Hepatitis Day”

World Hepatitis Day is being observed round the globe. The focus is to spread awareness about viral hepatitis, which kills around 1 million people every year. Millions more suffer immediate sickness or long-term ill health. What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis as the name suggests is formed from Greek word ‘Hepar’ meaning liver and ‘–itis’ meaning inflammation. ..